58. Schéhérazade: Caitlin Hulcup & Gary Matthewman
22 October 2019, 13:05 - 13:55
We are delighted to welcome back the renowned mezzo-soprano Caitlin Hulcup and leading pianist Gary Matthewman. At the heart of their programme is Ravel’s vibrant and evocative Schéhérazade, conjuring the exotic world of the Thousand and One Nights, the Persian king Shahryar and his young bride Scheherazade. Other songs of queens, knights and mystical lands feature, by Schumann, Berlioz and Sibelius.
Mezzo sopranoAustralian born mezzo soprano Caitlin Hulcup regularly appears in oratorio, concert and recital. Her operatic repertoire features major roles by Händel, Mozart, Rossini and Richard Strauss. She made her European debut at the Wiener Staatsoper in 2004 with Enriquetta/I Puritani and has since appeared at leading opera houses internationally, including Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Theater an der Wien, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Bayerisches Staatsoper Munich and Palau de les Arts Valencia and for Royal Opera House Co... Read Full Biography
PianistGary Matthewman is one of the UK’s leading song pianists. A regular artist at Wigmore Hall, other appearances include New York’s Carnegie Hall, Vienna’s Musikverein, Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre and halls in Prague, Lucerne, Basel, Lisbon, Washington, Toronto, São Paulo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney. His UK Festival appearances include the Aldeburgh, Buxton, Glyndebourne, Leeds Lieder and Oxford Lieder Festivals. Recital partners include Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Joyce DiDonato, Sir Thomas Allen, Sumi J... 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....