Events

Masterclass given by Sophie Daneman

23 October 2014 - 10:00am
Our masterclass programme for the Schubert Project sees many of the Festival’s most prestigious artists working with talented young singers and pianists, honing their interpretations of Franz Schubert.
 
All masterclasses are open to the public and provide a fascinating insight into the workings of professional music making.
 
No need to book; just turn up. You can also pick up a loyalty card and enjoy every fourth class free.
 
All masterclasses are free to students.

Schubert's Creative Process: a talk given by Natasha Loges

23 October 2014 - 11:30am

Presented in association with the Bodleian Library

Manuscripts will be on display 10am-4pm

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Natasha Loges speaker

The Grand Duo & setting of Jacobi: Stephanie Marshall, Christopher Glynn & Bengt Forsberg

23 October 2014 - 1:10pm

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Stephanie Marshall mezzo soprano
Christopher Glynn piano
Bengt Forsberg piano

Screening of 'Mit meinen heissen Thränen', Part Two

23 October 2014 - 3:00pm

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'Mit meinen heissen Thränen' part two: 'Im Reich des Gartens'

The second part of the masterful Schubert biopic, starring Udo Samel (see also 15th & 29th).

Settings of Rückert & Leitner: Isa Gericke, Håkan Vramsmo, Cecilia Zilliacus & Bengt Forsberg

23 October 2014 - 7:30pm

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Isa Katharina Gericke soprano
Håkan Vramsmo baritone
Cecilia Zilliacus violin
Bengt Forsberg piano

Piano Sonata in B flat, D960: Imogen Cooper

23 October 2014 - 10:00pm

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Imogen Cooper piano

Long acknowledged as one of the great interpreters of Schubert, Imogen Cooper plays his life-affirming final piano sonata in B flat, D960. This is one of the pinnacles of the piano repertoire, performed by one of the leading pianists of our time.

Programme:

Piano Sonata in B flat, D960

Schubert as Dramatist: an international conference

24 October 2014 - 9:30am

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Presented in association with the Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

Lorraine Byrne-Bodley is the keynote speaker in a one-day international conference that examines Schubert's perceived failure as an opera composer against his undisputed mastery of the small-scale drama in song. Speakers are coming to the Festival from around the UK, France, USA and Ireland.

Schedule:

9am-9.30am - Registration and welcome

Masterclass given by Bengt Forsberg

24 October 2014 - 10:00am
Our masterclass programme for the Schubert Project sees many of the Festival’s most prestigious artists working with talented young singers and pianists, honing their interpretations of Franz Schubert.
 
All masterclasses are open to the public and provide a fascinating insight into the workings of professional music making.
 
No need to book; just turn up. You can also pick up a loyalty card and enjoy every fourth class free.
 
All masterclasses are free to students.

Schubert at the Opera: members of the National Opera Studio

24 October 2014 - 1:10pm

Presented in association with the National Opera Studio, generously supported by the Nicholas John Memorial Trust

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Katie Grosset soprano
Lucy Hall soprano
Iain Milne tenor
Tim Hawken piano

Piano Sonata in G D894

24 October 2014 - 5:30pm

Bengt Forsberg (piano)

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The Sonata in G was described by Schumann as 'the most perfect in form and conception' of Schubert's sonatas.