Oxford Lieder in Wallingford: Der Doppelgänger - Maria Forsström & Matti Hirvonen
20 October 2019, 16:00 - 17:00
1 Thames Street
The great Swedish duo of Maria Forsström and Matti Hirvonen present a programme of ghosts and graves.
At the end of this concert, audience members are warmly invited to stay for coffee and meet the artists informally.
Mezzo-sopranoMaria Forsström was born in Gothenburg on the Swedish West coast. She is a singer of broad perspectives; being equally at ease at a Lieder recital and in the great symphonic repertoire as on the opera stage. She is much appreciated for her Mahler interpretations and her joy of exploring different musical styles. Her repertoire spans from early Baroque over Mozart and Verdi to 20th century composers such as Luciano Berio and Benjamin Britten. An accomplished church organist and pianist, Maria Forsström graduated first as a church... Read Full Biography
PianistPianist Matti Hirvonen was born in Sweden and lives in Stockholm. His career as an accompanist began at the invitation of the famous soprano Elisabeth Söderström, and he now performs Lieder regularly with Nina Stemme, Hillevi Martinpelto, Miah Persson, Camilla Nylund, Katarina Karnéus, Angelika Kirchschlager, Ann Hallenberg, Anna Larsson, Håkan Hagegård, Bo Skovhus, Peter Mattei, and Wolfgang Holzmair among many others. A regular guest at European festivals including Edinburgh, Grafenegg, Aix-en Provence, and ... Read Full Biography
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Standard Ticket - Wallingford
Under 35s - Wallingford
This event is part of a series:
We are delighted to work in partnership with two thriving promoters in Witney and Wallingford to present two days of song in these beautiful Oxfordshire towns. Both partnerships will follow similar formats: SongSpiel's fun and inspiring family concert; a talk given by the brilliantly engaging Katy Hamilton, aiming to demystify the song recital for anyone who previously felt it wasn't fo...