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Sarah Connolly & Eugene Asti

29 October 2011, 19:00 - 20:30


Concert


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN

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Songs by Clara & Robert Schumann, and Alma & Gustav Mahler

7pm: Pre-concert talk given by Richard Wigmore (free)

Sarah Connolly is a true international star, hailed in concert halls the world over for her exceptional voice and remarkable presence. We are thrilled to welcome her back to the Festival with renowned pianist Eugene Asti. They present a programme of Clara & Robert Schumann, Alma and Gustav Mahler, and a selection of English song. We could not ask for a more memorable close to our tenth year.

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CLICK HERE TO HEAR SARAH CONNOLLY & EUGENE ASTI PERFORM GURNEY'S "SLEEP"

Generously supported by

Mark & Liza Loveday

PROGRAMME:

Clara Schumann (1819 - 1896):
Mein Stern
Die gute Nacht, die ich dir sage

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856):
Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart
1. Abschied von Frankreich
2. Nach der Geburt ihres Sohnes
3. An die Königin Elisabeth
4. Abschied von der Welt
5. Gebet

Alma Mahler (1879 - 1964):
Die stille Stadt
Bei dir ist es traut
Erntelied

Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911):
From Rückert-Lieder
2. Liebst du um Schönheit
3. Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft
4. Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

INTERVAL

Herbert Howells (1892 - 1983):
Come Sing and Dance
King David

Ivor Gurney (1890 - 1937):
By a Bierside
Sleep

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976):
A Charm of Lullabies
1. A Cradle Song
2. The Highland Balou
3. Sephestia’s Lullaby
4. A Charm
5. The Nurse’s Song

Richard Rodney Bennett (b. 1936):
A history of the Thé Dansant
1. Foxtrot
2. Slow Foxtrot
3. Tango


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This event is part of a series:

2011 Festival: 10 Year Anniversary

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

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