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Sir Willard White & Eugene Asti

29 October 2010, 19:00 - 20:50


This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room

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Premium tickets £50 – a reserved seat in a prime area of the Holywell Music Room, a signed programme, and an exclusive post-concert reception attended by tonight’s artists.

Sir Willard White needs little introduction as one of the world’s best-loved singers. He comes to the Festival with renowned pianist Eugene Asti. Together they perform a programme including Schumann’s dramatic Husaren-Lieder and some of his Heine settings, as well as songs by Schubert, and settings of American folksongs by Ives and Copland. Not a concert to miss!


Robert Schumann:

Husaren-Lieder (Lenau - Op. 117)

i. Der Husar, trara!

ii. Der leidige Frieden

iii. Den grünen Zeigern

iv. Da liegt der Feinde gestreckte Schar

Two settings of Heine:

Dein Angesicht

Die beiden Grenadiere

Ralph Vaughan Williams:

2 Songs from Songs of Travel (R. L. Stevenson)

The Vagabond

Bright is the Ring of Words

Charles Ives:

An Old Flame

In the Alley



Benjamin Britten: Three Folksong Settings

O Waly, Waly

The Foggy, foggy Dew

Oliver Cromwell


Aaron Copland: Six Old American Songs

The Boatmen’s Dance

The Dodger

Long Time Ago

Simple Gifts

At the River

I Bought Me a Cat

Rodgers and Hammerstein:

Edelweiss (from The Sound of Music)

If I Loved You (from Carousel)

Some Enchanted Evening (from South Pacific)

This Nearly Was Mine (from South Pacific)

George Gershwin:

I’ve Got Plenty of Nothin’ (from Porgy and Bess)

Trad. Arr. Carl Davis:

This Little Light of Mine

This event is part of a series:

2010 Festival

The Annual Oxford Lieder Festival, bringing song to the heart of Oxford

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