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Lunch with Faure & Schubert: Lucy Crowe & Anna Tilbrook

27 October 2015, 13:10 - 14:00

Lunchtime Recital

This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room

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Lucy Crowe makes a much-anticipated return to the Festival in a programme that includes Fauré’s Cing mélodies ‘de Venise’.


Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Sérénade toscane (Romain Bussine)
Après un rêve (Romain Bussine)
Barcarolle (Marc Monnier)

Cinq Mélodies ‘de Venise’ (Paul Verlaine)

  1. Mandoline
  2. En sourdine
  3. Green
  4. À Clymène
  5. C'est l'extase

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

An den Mond, D193 (Ludwig Hölty)
Heidenröslein, D257 (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
An die Sonne, D270 (Gabriele von Baumberg)
Iphigenia, D573 (Johann Mayrhofer)
Lob der tränen, D711 (August Wilhelm von Schlegel)
Marie, D658 (Novalis)
Der Fluss, D693 (Friedrich von Schlegel)
Nachtviolen, D752 (Johann Mayrhofer)
Du bist die ruh, D776 (Friedrich Rückert)
Ave Maria, D839 (Walter Scott)
Die Männer sind méchant, D866 no. 3 (Johann Gabriel Seidl)

Artist Portrait

Lucy Crowe

Lucy Crowe


Born in Staffordshire, Lucy Crowe studied at the Royal Academy of Music. She has established herself as one of the leading lyric sopranos of her generation. Her operatic roles include Servilia (La Clemenza di Tito) for the Metropolitan Opera, New York; Adina (l’Elisir d’Amore), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Gilda (Rigoletto) and Belinda (Dido and Aeneas) for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) for the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich and Covent Garden; Gilda for the Deutsche... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Anna Tilbrook

Anna Tilbrook


Anna Tilbrook has collaborated with many leading singers and instrumentalists including Ian Bostridge, Lucy Crowe, Sarah Tynan, Barbara Hannigan, Emma Bell, Nick Daniel, Natalie Clein, Philip Dukes and Guy Johnston, as well as the Fitzwilliam, Carducci, Sacconi, Elias, Navarra and Barbirolli String Quartets. Since her debut at the Wigmore Hall in 1999 she has become a regular artist at all the leading concert halls and festivals. She has also accompanied Jose Carreras, Angela Georghiu and Bryn Terfel in televised concerts. Anna regularly coa... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

2015 Festival: Singing Words: poets and their songs

Singing Words: Poets and their Songs celebrates the glorious and varied poetry of song and emphasises this unique meeting of words and music. Following the triumph of last year’s ‘The Schubert Project’ and our recent Royal Philharmonic Society Award, we are pleased to present another stellar array of world-renowned artists in the heart of Oxford. Many of the programmes are bas...

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