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73. Solitude: Markus Schäfer & Hartmut Höll

25 October 2019, 13:05 - 13:55

We are sorry to say that Ilker Arcayürek is unwell and with great regret is having to withdraw from his concert. We are delighted to let you know that the great German tenor Markus Schäfer will step in. His all Schubert programme with Hartmut Höll is very similar to the programme we were expecting to hear.

Artist Portrait

Markus Schäfer

Markus Schäfer


Markus Schäfer studied church music and singing in Karlsruhe and in Düsseldorf with Armand McLane. Following further studies in the opera studio in Zurich, he made his debut there and began his first engagement. There followed periods as a member of the ensemble at the Hamburg State Opera and the German Opera on the Rhine in Düsseldorf. Guest appearances and concert tours have led to performances with many of the leading orchestras, opera houses, and festivals. As a lyric tenor, he has acquired an impressive reputation perf... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Hartmut Höll

Hartmut Höll


Characteristics of Hartmut Höll's pianism include sensitivity to sound and an ability to think beyond the notes, creating atmospheric lyrical emotions. For decades, he has been one of the most sought-after pianists on the international scene. He knows the value of chamber music collaboration and astutely cultivates long-term partnerships. From 1982 to 1992, he was the performance partner of the baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Evenings of lieder at festivals in Salzburg, Edinburgh, Florence, Munich, Berlin and Toyko, as well as... Read Full Biography

Festival Passes

This event is part of a series:

Tales of Beyond - Magic, Myths and Mortals

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....

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