Masterpiece: Suite on verses of Michelangelo
22 October 2015, 15:00 - 15:40
This event will be broadcast from Ashmolean Museum
Javier Borda bass
Lada Valešová piano
The original version, for bass and piano, of Shostakovich’s powerful settings of Michelangelo translated by Avram Efros.
PianistLada Valešová’s debut CD of Czech piano music, 'Intimate Studies', followed by her second album, 'Dumka' on the label Avie Records have received universal international critical acclaim. These were followed by 'Fata Morgana: Song by Pavel Haas' in 2017 on Resonus Classics, which was nomined for the BBC Music Magazine Award in the Vocal and Choral Category and won the title 'Europadisc Album of the Year'. The album offers an in-depth exploration of vocal chamber music by Czech Jewish comp... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
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...