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62. Christoph Prégardien, Julian Prégardien, Michael Gees: Father and Son

26 October 2022, 19:30 - 21:30


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Evening


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Join us for an extraordinary evening with this father-and-son duo! Christoph Prégardien is well known to Oxford Lieder audiences for his many astonishing and insightful performances across the years at the Festival. We are delighted to welcome him back this year with his son, Julian Prégardien, who also enjoys a stellar international reputation. They are joined by the pianist Michael Gees for this special programme that includes songs and duets by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms.


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 15 minutes and there will be no interval.


TICKETS AND PASSES

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


Artist Portrait

Christoph Prégardien

Christoph Prégardien

Tenor

”His lyric tenor voice had a youthful glow, yet he sang with plaintive beauty and piercing insight.”The New York Times Precise vocal control, clear diction, intelligent musicality and an ability to get to the heart of everything he sings all ensure Christoph Prégardien’s place among the world’s foremost lyric tenors. Especially revered as a Liedersinger, he kicks off the 2019/2020 season with concerts at the Schubertiade Hohenems and the Oxford Lieder Festival. He then performs in the US on tour with pianist... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Julian Prégardien

Julian Prégardien

Tenor

Julien Prégardien was born in Frankfurt and received his earliest music training in the choirs of Limburg Cathedral. After studying in Freiburg and joining the academy of the Aix-en-Provence opera festival, he was a member of the Frankfurt Opera ensemble from 2009 to 2013. At the same time, he developed an international career as a concert performer. Today, the tenor is an outstanding representative of the younger generation of singers. As an opera singer, he has appeared at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, at the Hamburg and ... Read Full Biography
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Michael Gees

Michael Gees

Pianist

The German pianist, improviser and composer, Michael Gees, had the piano as his favourite toy when he was 3. He started piano lessons at the age of 5. In 1961, at age 8, he won the first prize at the Hamburg Steinway Competition and at the Student Competition hosted by the Salzburg Mozarteum, where he subsequently studied. He made his concert debut in his native Bielefeld in 1963. Acclaimed as the “Westphalian Mozart”, he studied with Seydlhofer and David at the Vienna Musikhochschule before pursuing his training in Detmold and H... 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:

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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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