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Oxford Lieder in Witney: Der Doppelgänger - Maria Forsström & Matti Hirvonen

19 October 2019, 17:00 - 18:00


Early Evening

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High Street Methodist Church, Witney

40 High Street
OX28 6HG

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.

Presented in association with Witney Music Society

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England

Artist Portrait

Maria Forsström

Maria Forsström


Maria 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
Artist Portrait

Matti Hirvonen

Matti Hirvonen


Pianist 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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This event is part of a series:

Beyond Oxford

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...