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Closing Concert: Kate Royal, Jonathan Lemalu & others

01 November 2014, 19:30 - 21:30



At the end of the Festival, we hear masterpieces from the end of Schubert's life, including 'The Shepherd on the Rock' and the settings of Heine from Schwanengesang. Oxford Lieder's artistic director is joined by star singers Kate Royal, Jonathan Lemalu and others. In the spirit of The Schubert Project, other songs and partsongs will be included in a fitting finale to this celebration of Franz Schubert.

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Settings of Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) from Schwanengesang, D 957:

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Die Taubenpost, D965a Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965


Artist Portrait

Kate Royal

Kate Royal

Soprano

Kate Royal was born in London and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio. Awards include the 2004 Kathleen Ferrier Award, the 2004 John Christie Award, and the 2007 Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award. In concert Kate has appeared with the world’s leading orchestras including the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Vassily Petrenko, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and Pablo Heras-Casado, Boston Symphony Orchestra and Thomas Ad... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Jonathan Lemalu

Jonathan Lemalu

Bass

Jonathan Lemalu, a New Zealand born Samoan, is a joint winner of the 2002 Kathleen Ferrier award and the recipient of the 2002 Royal Philharmonic Society’s Award for Young Artist of the Year. Jonathan’s debut recital disc was awarded the Gramophone Magazine Debut Artist of the Year award. He subsequently released his first solo recording, with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, and then a recital disc with Malcolm Martineau, also featuring the Belcea Quartet. He has performed Mozart’s Requiem with the BBC ... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Mark van de Wiel

Mark van de Wiel

Clarinet

As principal clarinettist of the Philharmonia Orchestra (since 2000), the London Sinfonietta (since 2002) and as a well-known soloist, Mark van de Wiel performs at major venues throughout the world. He is particularly known for performances of contemporary music and has given many premières, including the world premiere of Michel van der Aa’s new Clarinet Concerto, Hysteresis, co-commissioned for him by the London Sinfonietta, the UK premieres of the Carter Clarinet Quintet and Taverner’s Cantus Mysticus (at the Proms),... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch

Pianist

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. In July 2018, Sholto was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in the RAM Honours. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festi... Read Full Biography

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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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