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73. Song Club

29 October 2022, 11:00 - 12:15


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We launched our Song Club – the song-world equivalent to a book club – at Spring Song in March 2022. This informal, lively group, led by writer and broadcaster Richard Wigmore, proved extremely popular and we’re delighted to make it a regular Festival feature. All are welcome to contribute or simply listen in to the discussion about songs, recordings and performances.


PRACTICAL INFORMATION

All our seating is unreserved; please arrive in good time to collect your drink and 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.

Detailed information about the event and its content will be released nearer the time.



TICKETS AND PASSES

(Online bookings only)

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

For even further discounts click here for more information on our Festival Passes.

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


Artist Portrait

Richard Wigmore

Richard Wigmore

Speaker

Richard Wigmore read modern languages at Cambridge and studied music at the Guildhall School of Music and in Salzburg. After a career as a professional singer he now works as a writer, broadcaster and lecturer specialising in Romantic and Classical chamber music, and in Lieder. Richard writes for Gramophone, BBC Music Magazineand other journals, gives regular pre-concert talks, and has taught classes in the history and interpretation of Lieder at Birkbeck College, the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall. He appears frequently on Radio 3... Read Full Biography

Tickets

General Admission
Standard Ticket

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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