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30 October 2015, 22:00


This event will be broadcast from New College Ante Chapel

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Night, sleep, dreams and the dark side of the subconscious, are all explored in this fascinating programme. Music by Fauré, Crumb, Debussy, Berg and others.


Gabriel Fauré - Le pays des reves

George Crumb - Music for Shadows (for Aeolian Harp)

Claude Debussy - Chansons de Bilitis

George Crumb - Dream Images (Love-Death Music)

Alban Berg - Vier Lieder, Op. 2

Henry Cowell - The Banshee

Joseph Schwantner - Two Poems of Agueda Pizarro

Henry Cowell - Aeolian Harp

Gabriel Fauré - Aurore

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Annelies Van Hijfte

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Elisabeth Swedlund

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Jennifer Witton

Jennifer Witton


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Jess Dandy

Jess Dandy


Noted for her “velvety richness” (The Independent) & “commanding” tone (Seen and Heard International), Cumbrian contralto Jess Dandy is rapidly making a name for herself as one of the UK’s most promising young singers. Last season saw her debuts as alto soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at Carnegie Hall, New York; Palau de la música catalana, Barcelona, & Harris Theater, Chicago. All formed part of an international tour with Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the Orchestra révolutionnaire e... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

2015 Festival: Singing Words: poets and their songs

Singing Words: Poets and their Songs celebrates the glorious and varied poetry of song and emphasises this unique meeting of words and music. Following the triumph of last year’s ‘The Schubert Project’ and our recent Royal Philharmonic Society Award, we are pleased to present another stellar array of world-renowned artists in the heart of Oxford. Many of the programmes are bas...

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