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26. Akkordeon Baroque: Loré Lixenberg & Bartosz Glowacki

14 October 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

Loré Lixenberg is one of today’s most exciting mezzo-sopranos, renowned for her wide range of repertoire and interests, as perfectly reflected in this fascinating programme. She is joined by Bartosz Glowacki, hailed as one of the outstanding accordionists of his generation and a City Music Foundation Artist.

Their programme was inspired by Loré’s experience in Berlin in winter of astonishingly accomplished accordionists playing Baroque music on the freezing streets. It spans centuries, from the 12th century and Hildegard of Bingen, via Bach and Purcell, to John Cage and contemporary French composer Frédéric Acquaviva.

This recital is given by kind invitation of Bernard and Sarah Taylor in Rycote Chapel. This historic 15th-century Chapel has exquisitely carved and painted woodwork and many intriguing features, including two early 17th-century roofed pews and a musicians’ gallery.

This concert will be streamed completely live. Shortly afterwards, it will also be available to watch again (using the same ticket and link) until 1 November 2020. Click here for further information on how tickets will work this year.


Artist Portrait

Loré Lixenberg

Loré Lixenberg


Born in the UK, Loré Lixenberg has performed widely in opera, concert repertoire and music theatre, and works with many leading composers. She has performed internationally at many festivals and venues including those of Salzburg, Lucerne, Donaueschingen, Aldeburgh, Witten, Manchester International Festival, Aspen Festival, Edinburgh, Huddersfield, La Fenice and at the Wien Modern and Oslo Ultima Festivals. She has performed in the Berlin Philharmonie, as well as in the opening season at the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie. She has given c... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Bartosz Glowacki

Bartosz Glowacki


Described as “versatile, full of charisma, characterized by extraordinary care for sound quality” (Fiona Maddocks – The Observer), the accordionist Bartosz Glowacki certainly shows the qualities of a rising star. Winner of numerous competitions, he was awarded the Polish Young Musician of the Year in 2009 and represented Poland at the Eurovision for Young Musician Competition in Vienna. In 2011 Bartosz was offered a place under the tutelage of Owen Murray at the Royal Academy of Music where he graduated with honours in 2016... Read Full Biography

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This event is part of a series:

Connections Across Time - A Brief History of Song

Over a packed eight days, world-class artists including Benjamin Appl, Ian Bostridge, Sarah Connolly and Roderick Williams will present some 40 concerts and events, from venues across Oxford and completely live. From the comfort of your own home, you will be able to enjoy these concerts live-streamed in the highest quality. We’ll be exploring every possible advantage of this temporary ...

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