23. Death and the Maiden: Doric String Quartet
15 October 2019, 17:30 - 18:20
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Now established as one of the world’s pre-eminent quartets, the Doric Quartet makes a welcome return to the Festival to play Schubert’s peerless ‘Death and the Maiden’ quartet. Composed in 1824 the central set of variations takes the song 'Der Tod und das Mädchen' as its theme and the piece is widely regarded as one of Schubert's great chamber music masterpieces.
Watcht the Doric Quartet play Schubert's Quartet in G, D887:
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
EnsembleFirmly established as one of the leading quartets of its generation, the Doric String Quartet receives enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics across the globe. Winner of the 2008 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan and 2nd prize at the Premio Paolo Borciani International String Quartet Competition in Italy, the Quartet now performs in leading concert halls throughout Europe including Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Vienna Konzerthaus, Berlin Konzerthaus, Frankfurt Alte Oper, Hamburg Laeiszhalle and De ... 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....