67. Schubert and the Comedian Harmonists: Schubert & Co.
23 October 2019, 21:30
43 Iffley Rd, Oxford OX4 1EA, UK
In the convivial setting of the Mad Hatter bar on Iffley Road, the male voices of ensemble Schubert & Co. round off our Schubert focus on a high. Sociable drinking songs by Schubert fill the Mad Hatter cocktail bar, alongside uplifting music by the world-famous close harmony group of the ‘20s and ‘30s, The Comedian Harmonists.
Tickets include one drink and the bar will be open for further purchases.
Vocal EnsembleSchubert & Co. is an exciting new vocal ensemble, founded in 2018 by the pianist Sholto Kynoch and a company of renowned singers. A Schubert & Co. concert recreates the spirit of the original ‘Schubertiade’, with an intimate and informal atmosphere of music making that was so close to the heart of Schubert and many other composers. With eight singers gathered around the piano, we are able to include partsongs for male and female voices and other combinations of voices that are rarely programmed, despite being some of t... 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....