76. Dreams: Dorothea Röschmann & Malcolm Martineau
25 October 2019, 19:45 - 21:35
Two of today’s great artists, known for their performances together on disc and in leading halls and festivals the world over, perform songs by Schubert and Schumann, together with Mahler’s glorious Rückert Lieder. They conclude tonight’s programme with Wagner’s astonishing Wesendonck Lieder, the last of which, ‘Traüme’ (‘Dreams’) served as a study for his opera Tristan und Isolde.
SopranoBorn in Flensburg, Dorothea Röschmann was last year awarded the title of Kammersängerin at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, where she was a member of the ensemble for many years. She has been a frequent guest at that Salzburg Festival since 1995 and works regularly at the Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Semperoper Dresden, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and in Berlin. Renowned as a distinguished Mozartian, she will soon venture in to pastures new with role debuts as Ariadne, Elisabeth/Tannhäuser and Gluc... Read Full Biography
PianistMalcolm Martineau was born in Edinburgh, read Music at St Catharine's College, Cambridge and studied at the Royal College of Music. Recognised as one of the leading accompanists of his generation, he has worked with many of the world’s greatest singers including Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Janet Baker, Olaf Bär, Barbara Bonney, Ian Bostridge, Angela Gheorghiu, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Della Jones, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager, Magdalena Kozena, Solveig Kringelborn, Jonathan Lemalu, Dame Felicity Lott, Christophe... 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....