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53. Roderick Williams, Susie Allan: The Distant Beloved

24 October 2022, 19:30 - 21:00


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Evening


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Roderick Williams needs little introduction as one of the foremost baritones of today. He and pianist Susie Allan perform Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte, a cycle of six songs setting the poet Alois Jeitteles, and the inspiration for many subsequent song composers. They also include groups of songs by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel and Josephine Lang, setting poetry by Goethe, Heine, Lenau and others.


PRACTICAL INFORMATION

All our seating within each ticket price band 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 30 minutes and there will be no interval.


TICKETS AND PASSES

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Book five or more concerts at the same time: 5% discount

Book ten or more concerts at the same time: 10% discount

Book fifteen or more concerts at the same time: 15% discount

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Tickets will be issued as eTickets by default. Printed tickets are available on request, for an additional fee.


Artist Portrait

Roderick Williams

Roderick Williams

Baritone

Roderick Williams is one of the most sought after baritones of his generation and performs a wide repertoire from baroque to contemporary music in the opera house, on the concert platform and in recital. He enjoys relationships with all the major UK opera houses and has sung world premieres of operas by, among others, David Sawer, Sally Beamish, Michael van der Aa, Robert Saxton and Alexander Knaifel. Roderick Williams has performed with all the BBC orchestras, and many other ensembles including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, ... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Susie Allan

Susie Allan

Pianist

Susie Allan was educated at Malvern Girls’ College, Worcester College, Oxford, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where she studied Accompaniment under Paul Hamburger, Graham Johnson, Iain Burnside and Martin Isepp (at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta). She was the recipient of many prizes including the Gerald Moore Award and a Geoffrey Parsons Memorial Award. Post Guildhall, she was a regular accompanist for masterclasses at the Britten-Pears School (founded by Benjamin Britten at Snape Maltings). Here she pl... Read Full Biography

Tickets

Seating Area A
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Seating Area B
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Seating Area C
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Seating Area D
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Under 35s

Festival Passes

Seating Area A
Full Festival Pass
Week 2 Festival Pass (Saturday 22 - Saturday 29 inclusive)
Seating Area B
Full Festival Pass
Week 2 Festival Pass (Saturday 22 - Saturday 29 inclusive)

This event is part of a series:

Oxford Lieder Festival: 14 - 29 October 2022

The 21st Oxford Lieder Festival, Friendship in Song: An Intimate Art, invites you to explore song as an art form that grew up among friends, often at special and sociable gatherings, and inspired many composers’ most personal and profound works. We explore friendships between composers, poets and performers, recreate the intimate atmosphere of the salon, and generally enjoy a festive sp...

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