Nathalie Stutzmann combined her talents as contralto and conductor with Konzerthausorchester Berlin, simultaneously singing and conducting the orchestra in their performance on 2 June 2016.
At what was her Berlin conducting debut
, Nathalie unexpectedly replaced an ill Philippe Jaroussky in three performances of Pergolesi’s ‘Stabat Mater’ alongside Anna Prohaska
at the Konzerthaus Berlin. Journalist Albrecht Selge called it a “magic moment” when Nathalie turned to face the audience and started to sing, with the audience members entranced, on the edge of their seats during her solo arias. She received a standing ovation from the delighted audience, and repeated her performance for two further concerts.
Read the full review here
(in German) [Albrecht Selge, 4 June]