A Study Day on Die schöne Müllerin with Susan Youens
19 October 2014, 10:00 - 14:45
St Hilda's College,
Led by Susan Youens (University of Notre Dame)
Rowan Pierce soprano
Andrew Dickinson tenor
Johnny Herford baritone
William Vann piano
World-renowned Schubert scholar Susan Youens leads a study day that explores Schubert’s great cycle, also introducing rare settings of the same texts that predate Schubert’s own.
11am: Welcome coffee
11.30am: Part One
Precursors to Die schöne Müllerin
Chaucer, Goethe and folk poems, with music by Reichardt and Paisiello
12.30pm: A light lunch will be available to purchase
1.15pm-2.15pm: Part Two
A poetic cycle is born: the 'Stägemann Liederspiel'. An introduction to Müller, including music by Ludwig Berger.
2.45pm: Part Three
From innocence to experience: Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin. Roger Vignoles will also join this discussion.
This event is part of a series:
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...