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04. Winterreise: Dietrich Henschel & Sholto Kynoch

27 February 2021, 19:30 - 21:00


Recital

Evening


This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room


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Live-streamed from the Holywell Music Room, presented by Petroc Trelawny

Following our earlier Song Connections event, we hear Schubert’s extraordinary response to Müller’s poems in one of his greatest works, Winterreise. Dietrich Henschel is one of the leading international baritones, bringing an illuminating insight to everything he sings. Emerging soprano Anna Cavaliero begins the concert with two of Schubert’s great songs: one to the autumnal moon; the other to the winter night.

“Baritone Dietrich Henschel is a towering figure, physically, intellectually, musically and theatrically. His prowess as an interpreter, by which I mean precisely his ability to get below the surface of a song and right into its soul, is extraordinary.” Herald Scotland

This concert will be streamed completely live from the Holywell Music Room. Shortly afterwards, it will also be available to watch again, using the same ticket and link, until 21 March (11 April for Pioneer Pass holders). Click here for further information on how tickets will work this year.

EMERGING ARTIST: Anna Cavaliero

Both evening recitals at this festival begin with a short performance given by an outstanding young singer: artists who are already forging impressive careers but have faced immense setbacks in the recent crisis. This evening we welcome Anna Cavaliero, who impressed at one of our Song at Wolfson concerts last year, and also gave a superb performance in one of our Song Connections events, performing songs accompanied by Julian Perkins playing the famous Kirckman harpsichord at the Ashmolean Museum. A graduate of Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music, Anna Cavaliero also studied with Barbara Bonney at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and was a member of the studio of the Opéra National de Lyon.


Watch Dietrich perform Schubert songs with pianist Shinya Okazaki:


Watch Anna's recent performance with Sholto for the Leicester International Music Festival (recital begins at c.17'40):


Artist Portrait

Dietrich Henschel

Dietrich Henschel

Baritone

“Baritone Dietrich Henschel is a towering figure, physically, intellectually, musically and theatrically. His prowess as an interpreter, by which I mean precisely his ability to get below the surface of a song and right into its soul, is extraordinary.” - The Herald Scotland. Baritone Dietrich Henschel captivates audiences as a regular guest at major opera houses, as an esteemed interpreter of Lieder and oratorios and with his varied multimedia projects. His repertoire stretches from Monteverdi to the avant-garde. Born in Berl... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Anna Cavaliero

Anna Cavaliero

Soprano

British-Hungarian soprano Anna Cavaliero was a member of the 2018/19 studio of the Opéra National de Lyon. After graduating from Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music, Anna completed her studies with Barbara Bonney at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. She is a Samling Artist, City Music Foundation Artist 2019, member of the Handel House Talent Scheme, and performs regularly in recital and concert through the Countess of Munster Musical Trust Recital Scheme, Opera Prelude, and Live Music Now. Anna was a 2017-18 Britten-Pears ... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch

Pianist

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festival and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Opéra de Lille, Kings Place in Lo... Read Full Biography

Tickets

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Online Streaming Access £13.00
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Under-35s Ticket
£5.00

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£100.00
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Pioneer Pass
£80.00
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Standard Weekend Pass
£40.00
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Under-35s Weekend Pass
£15.00

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This event is part of a series:

Winter into Spring – The Changing Seasons

To lift the spirits after what is set to be a rather bleak winter, we’ve brought forward our spring weekend and will present another online-only 'mini festival', with eight events over two days broadcast live from the Holywell Music Room, and a special late-night concert from Merton College Chapel. Highlights will include the great German baritone Dietrich Henschel singing Wi...

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