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An evening at the Ashmolean with Dorottya Lang, André Morsch, Julius Drake & Re:Sound

12 October 2014, 18:30 - 21:00


Concert


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Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street,
Oxford


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A special evening of music and theatre in three parts:

Dorottya Lang mezzo-soprano André Morsch baritone Julius Drake piano Part One - The classical poems of Johann Baptist Mayrhofer, heard in the remarkable setting of the Randolph Sculpture Gallery, surrounded by Graeco-Roman statues.

Part Two - Enjoy a glass of wine in the Atrium, interspersed with partsongs performed by the Festival's resident professional chorus, Ensemble 45.

Part Three - 'After Party', a new play created by music/theatre company Re:Sound for the The Schubert Project, exploring the night Schubert and three friends were arrested by Metternich's secret police, with tragic consequences. 'After Party' will also be popping up at pubs around Oxford during the Festival. Read more about the play here.

Tickets for Parts One and Two only (incl. wine & part songs): £25
Tickets for the whole evening: £35

Programme (part one):

Sponsor a Song: click on any title to find out how to sponsor this song and have your name, or that of a dedicatee, appear alongside it in this concert's printed programme.

Settings of Johann Baptist Mayrhofer (1787-1836)

Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren, D360 Fahrt zum Hades, D526
Fragment aus dem Aeschylus, D450b
Philoktet, D540
Atys, D585 Uraniens Flucht, D554 Memnon, D541 Orest auf Tauris, D548 Der entsühnte Orest, D699
Iphigenia, D573 Der zürnenden Diana, D707 Antigone und Oedip, D542

This event is part of a series:

2014 Festival: The Schubert Project

The Schubert Project will be the biggest ever celebration of the life and music of Franz Schubert. At its core is the UK's first ever complete performance of Schubert's songs, alongside a host of other works. Bringing Schubert’s Vienna to Oxford in a dazzling feast of music, art, theatre, food & drink, this three-week festival is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to immerse you...