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6. Sarah Wegener and Götz Payer: Dedication: Strauss Songs

15 October 2022, 13:30 - 14:30

Lunchtime Recital

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British-German soprano Sarah Wegener, described by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung as possessing a ‘marvellously radiant voice, as powerful as it is rich in colour’, appears regularly in Europe’s leading concert halls and opera houses. With her long-standing collaborator, Götz Payer, she presents a wide selection of Strauss songs, alongside works by Marx, Korngold, Reger, Quilter and Vaughan Williams.

Watch an excerpt of Sarah and Götz's glorious performance of Korngold's 'Was du mir bist':


All our seating is unreserved; please arrive in good time to take your seat. For groups of more than 10, please phone or email the box office to book your tickets.

The event duration is approximately 1 hour and there will be no interval.


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Artist Portrait

Sarah Wegener

Sarah Wegener


Sarah Wegener approaches every role with captivating intensity. She has enthralled listeners with the warmth and richness of her voice in performances such as Strauss’ Orchestral songs under Mariss Jansons and Vladimir Jurowski in Munich, London, and Hamburg, Mahler’s 8th Symphony under Kirill Petrenko in Bregenz, Eliahu Inbal in Hamburg, and Kent Nagano in Montreal, as well as in her War and Peace programme shaped around works by Handel and Purcell, which she also presented at the Schwetzingen SWR Festival. Her “marvellous... Read Full Biography
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Götz Payer

Götz Payer



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