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Early-evening talk given by Gavin Plumley

10 October 2014, 16:00 - 16:45


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'Fettered Beings': Cultural Politics in Schubert's Vienna

Gavin Plumley speaker

Schubert lived in repressive times. It was said in 1828, the year he died, that an Austrian artist was a 'fettered being', who could not be liberal, nor philosophical, nor humorous. Gavin Plumley explores the tensions of living in Vienna under the aegis of State Chancellor Prince Klemens von Metternich.

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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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