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Oxford Lieder at Wigmore Hall: Mahler Day

30 July 2022, 11:00 - 20:30


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Wigmore Hall

36 Wigmore Street

London

W1U 2BP


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We look forward to returning to Wigmore Hall by kind invidation of John Gilhooly for a day of Oxford Lieder events dedicated to Gustav Mahler.

Click here to learn more about the day and book tickets via the Wigmore Hall website. £5 tickets are available for Under 35s supported by Media Partner Classic FM.

11.00am - Clara Schumann, Gustav Mahler and Robert Schumann

Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano
Sholto Kynoch piano

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1.30pm - Gustav Mahler and Arnold Schoenberg

Marcus Farnsworth baritone
James Cheung piano

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4.00pm - Gustav Mahler, Franz Schubert and Richard Strauss

Catriona Morison mezzo-soprano
Julius Drake piano

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7.30pm / Gustav Mahler

Birgid Steinberger soprano
Stephan Loges bass-baritone
Sholto Kynoch piano

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Paula Murrihy

Paula Murrihy

Mezzo-soprano

Irish mezzo-soprano Paula Murrihy received her BMus from the DIT Conservatory in Dublin before continuing her studies in North America at the New England Conservatory. She was a member of Oper Frankfurt’s acclaimed ensemble, participated in the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme, San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program and as an apprentice at Santa Fe Opera. Recent highlights include her debut as Ariodante in a concert performance at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and later for her company debut at the Bolshoi Theatre i... Read Full Biography
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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. In July 2018, Sholto was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in the RAM Honours. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festi... Read Full Biography
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Marcus Farnsworth

Marcus Farnsworth

Baritone

Marcus Farnsworth was awarded first prize in the 2009 Wigmore Hall International Song Competition and the Song Prize at the 2011 Kathleen Ferrier Competition. He has appeared in recital at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, La Monnaie, Brussels with Julius Drake; on a UK tour of Schubert Winterreise with James Baillieu; for Leeds Lieder with Graham Johnson and at Opéra de Lille with Simon Lepper. He has appeared many times at the Wigmore Hall with Malcolm Martineau, Julius Drake and Graham Johnson, the Myrthen Ensemble and Joseph Middleton... Read Full Biography
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James Cheung

James Cheung

Pianist

James Cheung is a pianist working in the field of chamber music with a leaning towards Lieder. This season has seen James at the Banff centre of the arts in Canada where he heads the song component of the operatic Summer programme as well as on a critically acclaimed tour with German baritone Christian Gerhaher at venues including the Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, and Dusseldorf Tonhalle. This season James appears at the Oxford Lieder Festival and at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden with Alison Rose. He will perform chamber mu... Read Full Biography
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Catriona Morison

Catriona Morison

Mezzo-soprano

Winner of the Cardiff Singer of the World Main Prize and joint Song Prize 2017, Edinburgh-born Scottish-German mezzo-soprano Catriona Morison was a member of the ensemble of Oper Wuppertal from 2016 until 2018 after which she became a resident artist there. She sang a wide variety of roles there including Nicklausse (Les contes d’Hoffmann), Charlotte (Werther), Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Kleiner Araber (Juliette) Prinzessin Clarice (Die Liebe zu den drei Orangen) and Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro). Gue... Read Full Biography
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Julius Drake

Julius Drake

Pianist

Julius Drake, described by The New Yorker magazine as the ‘collaborative pianist nonpareil’ lives in London and enjoys an international reputation as one of the finest instrumentalists in his field, collaborating with many of the world’s leading artists, both in recital and on disc. He appears regularly at all the major music centres and festivals: the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Munich, Schubertiade, and Salzburg Music Festivals; Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Centre New York; The Kennedy Center, Washington; The Royal Conc... Read Full Biography
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Birgid Steinberger

Birgid Steinberger

Soprano

Birgid Steinberger was born in Burghausen, Bavaria and received her musical training in Salzburg, Hanover and Basel. She made her operatic debut at the Heidelberger Schlossfestspiele as Despina in Così fan tutte. After an engagement at the Basel Opera, she became a soloist in the ensemble of the Wiener Staatsoper and Volksoper, where she soon became an audience favourite, performing in opera and operetta with equal success. Her roles have included: Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro, Despina Così fan tutte, Zerlina Don Giovanni, Servil... Read Full Biography
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Stephan Loges

Stephan Loges

Bass-baritone

Born in Dresden, Stephan Logeswas an early winner of the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition. He has given recitals throughout the world, including regular appearances at Wigmore Hall London as well as Carnegie Hall New York, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vienna Konzerthaus, Klavierfestival Ruhr, La Monnaie Brussels, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Santiago de Compostela, BBC Radio 3, Musée d’Orsay Paris and the Vocal Arts Series in Washington with pianists Graham Johnson, Eugene Asti, Roger Vignoles, Iain Burnside, Simon Lepper... Read Full Biography

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