What is the attraction of permanence?
That which is eternally constant is a
great enticement; do we long to hang
on to what is eeting but yet makes us happy? In
Goethe‘s Faust we read “moment, do stay, you
are so lovely” – and Korngold entitled his cycle
with this word: Unvergänglichkeit (Permancence).
It is the core of this programme – it opens, runs
through and closes it. All the other songs are arranged
thematically around this thread of permanence.
After the enormous success of the rst
recital by Michaela Schuster on OehmsClassics
(Best List of German Recording Critics, CD of the
Month of the journal “Opernwelt”, etc.), the sympathetic
artist presents another very extravagant