9. Stories in Song: Stéphane Degout & Cédric Tiberghien
12 October 2019, 19:30 - 13 October 2019, 21:20
Stéphane Degout is today’s leading French baritone, equally acclaimed for his interpretations of the French Mélodie and the German Lied. He is joined by the pianist Cédric Tiberghien, whose latest disc of Liszt piano works was described as ‘breathtaking’ (BBC Music Magazine) and ‘exemplary’ (The Guardian). They present a programme that includes Fauré’s exquisite song cycle La bonne Chanson, the Heine songs from Schubert’s Schwanengesang, and songs by Wolf, Lili Boulanger and Debussy.
BaritoneA graduate of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon and member of the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra de Lyon, Stéphane Degout quickly came to international attention in his debut as Papageno at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. Since then, he has appeared on the world’s major operatic stages, namely the Opera de Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Opéra Comique, Berlin Staatsoper, la Monnaie, Theater an der Wien, Royal Opera House, Lyric Opera Chicago, Metropolitan ... Read Full Biography
PianistCédric Tiberghien is a French pianist who has established a truly international career. He has been particularly applauded for his versatility, as demonstrated by his wide-ranging repertoire, interesting programming, an openness to explore innovative concert formats and his dynamic chamber music partnerships. Performances this season include his debuts with the Berliner Philharmoniker, San Francisco Symphony, DSO Berlin and NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra. His solo recitals include London (Queen Elizabeth and Wigmore Halls), Chicag... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The 18th Oxford Lieder Festival will explore life, death, and the mysterious areas between and beyond. Sprites and nymphs cause mayhem and mischief, while legends abound from Greco-Roman sagas to the Lorelei and the Erlking. Storytelling with the Crick Crack Club, a ghost tour, a magic show and more all complement the myriad concerts, masterclasses and study events over a packed fortnight....