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Songs of the British Isles: Sarah Connolly, Roderick Williams & Eugene Asti

15 October 2014, 18:30 - 20:30


Concert


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN


This concert is generously supported by The Helena Oldacre Trust

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Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
Roderick Williams baritone
Eugene Asti piano

Ensemble 45
Alison Rose soprano
Matthew Fletcher piano

Tonight’s programme features the settings of Walter Scott’s The Lady of the Lake (including ‘Ave Maria’), and other songs with British-based texts. Pre-eminent musicians are joined by two of Oxford's Young Artist Platform winners, who introduce the evening in a '15-minutes of fame' slot.

Programme:

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Lied der Anne Lyle, D830 Verklärung, D59 Gesang der Norna, D831 Der blinde Knabe, D833 Die Geselligkeit 'Lebenslust', D609 Viel tausend Sterne prangen, D642 An Silvia 'Gesang an Silvia’, D891 Ständchen 'Horch, horch! die Lerch’, D889 Trinklied, D888 Trinklied, "Freunde, sammelt euch im Kreise”, D75 Trinklied vor der Schlacht, "Schlacht, du brichst an!”, D169 Der Tanz, "Es redet und träumet die Jugend so viel”, D826 INTERVAL Sieben Gesänge aus Walter Scotts 'Fräulein vom See':
Ellens Gesang I, D837
Ellens Gesang II, D838
Bootgesang, D835
Coronach 'Totengesang der Frauen und Mädchen', D836
Normans Gesang, D846

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...

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