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'Einsamkeit' & other settings of Mayrhofer: Robert Holl & Sholto Kynoch

28 October 2014, 17:30 - 18:30


Concert


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN


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Robert Holl bass-baritone
Sholto Kynoch piano

Einsamkeit (‘Solitude’, D620) is a signature work for the great Dutch bass-baritone Robert Holl, and a cycle that is not as known as it surely should be. In a letter to friends on 3rd August 1818, Schubert wrote, ‘I live and compose like a god, as though that were as it should be. Mayrhofer’s ‘Einsamkeit’ is ready, and I believe it to be the best I have done, for I was without a care.’

Programme:

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Auf der Donau, D553 Am Strome, D539 Beim Winde, D669 Abschied, D475 Rückweg, D476 Augenlied, D297 Einsamkeit, D620 Der Sieg, D805

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...