42. Schubert Sonata in A Major: Imogen Cooper
19 October 2019, 17:15 - 18:00
In his penultimate piano sonata, the Sonata in A major D959, Schubert uses some of his most positive and uplifting music to frame a slow movement of shocking grief and desperate anger.
Watch Imogen Cooper play Schubert's Hungarian Melody D817:
PianistRegarded as one of the finest interpreters of Classical and Romantic repertoire, Imogen Cooper is internationally renowned for her virtuosity and lyricism. Recent and future concerto performances include the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle, Sydney Symphony with Simone Young and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with Thomas Dausgaard. This season she will perform lieder recitals with Mark Padmore, including at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and a series of solo recitals at the Wigmore Hall in London, focussing on Haydn and... Read Full Biography
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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....