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Schumann, Mahler & Mendelssohn

26 October 2015, 19:30 - 21:30


Concert


This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room


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For the second concert of her residency, Imogen Cooper is joined by acclaimed Dutch baritone Henk Neven in a programme that includes Schumann’s Liederkreis, Op.24 to poems by Heinrich Heine, as well as selected songs of Mahler and Mendelssohn.

PROGRAMME:

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Gruss (Heinrich Heine)
Allnächtlich im Traume seh’ Ich dich (Heinrich Heine)
Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (Heinrich Heine)
Jagdlied (Anon, from Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
Ventianisches Gondellied (Thomas Moore)
Der Mond (Emanuel Geibel)
Nachtlied (Joseph von Eichendorff)

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Liederkreis, Op. 24 (Heinrich Heine)

  1. Morgen steh’ Ich auf und frage
  2. Es treibt mich hin, es treibt mich her
  3. Ich wandelte unter den Bäumen
  4. Lieb Liebchen, leg’s Händchen
  5. Schöne Wiegen meiner Leiden
  6. Warte, Warte Wilder Schiffmann
  7. Berg’ und Bergen schaun herunter
  8. Anfangs wollt’ Ich fast verzagen
  9. Mit Myrten und Rosen


INTERVAL

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

From Des Knaben Wunderhorn (Anon.)

Der Tamboursg’sell
Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz
Nicht wiedersehen
Trost im Unglück
Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen
Revelge
Urlicht


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Henk Neven

Henk Neven

Bass

Artist Portrait

Imogen Cooper

Imogen Cooper

Pianist

Regarded as one of the finest interpreters of Classical and Romantic repertoire, Imogen Cooper is internationally renowned for her virtuosity and lyricism. Recent and future concerto performances include the Berliner Philharmoniker with Sir Simon Rattle, Sydney Symphony with Simone Young, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with Thomas Dausgaard and the Aurora Orchestra with Nicholas Collon, the latter including performances in London and at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Her recitals this season include solos in London (including as part o... 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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