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Schubert's Legacy - New Aspects: Anna Dennis, Daniel Norman & Andrew West

31 October 2014, 13:10 - 14:10


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Presented in association with the Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

Anna Dennis soprano
Daniel Norman tenor
Andrew West piano

Six of Schubert’s great settings of Goethe are translated into English by young poets and set to music by emerging composers, as part of the University’s research programme, ‘Comparative Criticism & Translation’. Schubert’s settings are heard alongside, as well as a other popular Schubert songs including The Schubert Project's only performance of the hair-raising 'Erlkönig'. An unmissable concert that links the past and the future.

After the concert, performers, poets, composers and audience are invited to stay for an informal discussion of the creative process.


Sponsor a Song: click on any title to find out how to sponsor this song and have your name, or that of a dedicatee, appear alongside it in this concert's printed programme.

Der König in Thule, D367 Ganymed, D544 Erlkönig, D328 Wilkommen und Abschied, D767 Rastlose Liebe, D138 Heidenröslein, D257 The composer/poet collbaroations will be: Chris Ferebee & Paul Cahill Sam Fernando & Benedict Morrison Eugene Birman & Scott Diel Anna Krause & Stephanie Yorke Solfa Carlile & Gilliam Pencavel Toby Young & Jennifer Thorp

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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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