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Schubert's Life & Times: 1822-1825

25 October 2014, 10:00 - 13:45


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St Hilda's College

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Graham Johnson OBE piano
Geraldine McGreevy soprano
Anna Huntley mezzo
Alessandro Fisher tenor
Benjamin Appl baritone

Years of maturity but also crisis as the composer becomes ill. Graham Johnson’s chronological exploration of Schubert’s life continues. He is joined by an outstanding team of singers, including Alessandro Fisher, a winner of the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform.


11am - Welcome coffee
11.30am - Lecture-recital part one
12.45pm - A light lunch will be available to purchase
1.30pm - Lecture-recital part two

Programme to include:

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.

Epistel 'An Herrn Josef von Spaun, Assessor in Linz’, 'Musikalischer Schwank’, D749 Aus 'Heliopolis' I, D753 Aus 'Heliopolis' II, D754 Schwanengesang, D744 Selige Welt, D743 Todesmusik, D758 Schwestergruss, D762 Drang in die Ferne, D770 Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D774 Der zürnende Barde, D785 Lied 'Die Mutter Erde’, D788 Gondelfahrer, D808 Gebet, 815 Gesang der Norna, D831 From Sieben Gesänge aus Walter Scotts 'Fräulein vom See':
Ellens Gesang I, D837
Ellens Gesang II, D838
Normans Gesang, D846
Ellens Gesang III, D839
Lied des gefangenen Jägers, D843
Lied der Anne Lyle, D830 Abendlied für die Entfernte, D856 Zwei Szenen aus dem Schauspiel 'Lacrimas':

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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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