Spring Weekend of Song: Sophie Daneman, Stephan Loges & Sholto Kynoch
10 April 2015, 18:30 - 20:00
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Sophie Daneman soprano
Stephan Loges baritone
Sholto Kynoch piano
Robert Schumann – Myrthen
and songs by Clara Schumann
Two world-renowned singers join Oxford Lieder’s artistic director for a complete performance of Schumann’s great song cycle Myrthen. In 1840, Robert Schumann was finally able to marry his beloved Clara and this was cycle was his wedding present to her. It contains many of Schumann’s finest and best-loved songs.
Passes are available for The Spring Weekend of Song, which provides access to all events from Friday 10 April to Sunday 12 April 2015. Passses can be purchased through our box office and are priced at £55.
SopranoSophie Daneman studied at the Guildhall School of Music and has established an international reputation in a wide ranging repertoire. Her passion and affinity for the baroque repertoire has led to her collaborating with many of the leading specialists in this field and in particular William Christie and les Arts Florissants. An accomplished recitalist, Sophie Daneman has appeared at many of the world’s major recital venues, including the Wigmore Hall, the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, the Musikverein Vienna, and Carnegie Hall. In recent ye... Read Full Biography
Bass-baritoneBorn in Dresden, Stephan Logeswas an early winner of the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition. He has given recitals throughout the world, including regular appearances at Wigmore Hall London as well as Carnegie Hall New York, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vienna Konzerthaus, Klavierfestival Ruhr, La Monnaie Brussels, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Santiago de Compostela, BBC Radio 3, Musée d’Orsay Paris and the Vocal Arts Series in Washington with pianists Graham Johnson, Eugene Asti, Roger Vignoles, Iain Burnside, Simon Lepper... Read Full Biography
PianistSholto 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. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festival and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Opéra de Lille, Kings Place in Lo... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
For those still suffering withdrawal symptoms after the Schubert Project, help is at hand in this weekend celebration of song! With three superb evening recitals, the nail-biting auditions for the next Young Artist Platform winners, and a fascinating masterclass, there's much to look forward to. The weekend pass offers excellent value for those looking for true immersion. We look forward to...