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'Landscape Painters of Schubert's Era' & songs with guitar

14 October 2014, 10:30 - 14:00


Concert


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Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street,
Oxford


John Warren speaker
Christina Haldane soprano
Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas guitar

John Warren introduces painters including Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller and Schubert's friend Moritz von Schwind. This talk takes place at 11.30am in the Ashmolean Museum's lecture theatre.

During the day, watch out for pop-up performances of Schubert songs with guitar in the Musical Instruments and Tapestry Gallery at the Ashmolean. There is evidence that Schubert played the guitar and sometimes composed with it in mind. Christina Haldane and Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas present a short group of songs, repeated at intervals during the day and surrounded by historic instruments.


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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