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2007 Festival

1st October - 1st November 2007

The Annual Oxford Lieder Festival, bringing song to the heart of Oxford

Saturday 13th October 2007

Sunday 14th October 2007

4:00 PM

Joan Rogers and Christopher Glynn

14 Oct 2007 16:00 | Magdalen Grove Auditorium

PLEASE NOTE THAT, DUE TO A BOOKING ERROR BEYOND OXFORD LIEDER'S CONTROL, THIS CONCERT WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE MADGALEN AUDITORIUM ON LONGWALL STREET AND NOT IN THE HOLYWELL MUSIC ROOM AS PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED Pre-concert talk at 3.15pm given by Dr Alexander Morrison (free entry) Joan Rodgers is one of the UK’s best-loved sopranos. Since her debut as Pamina at the Aix-en-Provence Festiv...

Tuesday 16th October 2007

1:10 PM

Lunch with Schubert I

16 Oct 2007 13:10 | Holywell Music Room

NB: Tickets available on the door only Once again we are delighted to present out lunchtime concert series in association with the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The series will see some of the School’s most talented students present four concerts of the songs of Franz Schubert, looking at various aspects of the output of this prolific and extraordinary composer. The concerts last n...

8:00 PM

Die Schöne Müllerin: James Gilchrist & Anna Tilbrook

16 Oct 2007 20:00 | Holywell Music Room

"A definitive performance… tonight, I feel that I have beengranted an insight into one of the great works of music"Daily Information review of James Gilchrist’s Winterreise at The 2006 Oxford Lieder Festival "Schubert’s Auf Dem Strom was equally revelatory: Gilchrist’s word-painting wonderfully judged"The GuardianJames Gilchrist returns after hi...

Wednesday 17th October 2007

8:00 PM

2007 Kathleen Ferrier Award Winner: Katherine Broderick & Jonathan Beatty

17 Oct 2007 20:00 | Holywell Music Room

"Katherine Broderick — still only in her twenties — now confirms and expands her thrillingly burgeoning vocal skills in her formidable stage presence as a Tatyana of outstanding character and power."The Times, reviewing British Youth Opera’s Eugene Onegin Having this year won both the Kathleen Ferrier Award and the prestigious GSMD Gold medal within the space of ...

Thursday 18th October 2007

1:10 PM

Lunch with Schubert II

18 Oct 2007 13:10 | Holywell Music Room

NB: Tickets available on the door only Once again we are delighted to present out lunchtime concert series in association with the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The series will see some of the School’s most talented students present four concerts of the songs of Franz Schubert, looking at various aspects of the output of this prolific and extraordinary composer. The concerts last n...

8:00 PM

Wolf: Spanish Songbook. Nielsen / Wallfisch / Olsen

18 Oct 2007 20:00 | Holywell Music Room

The texts of Hugo Wolf’s magnificent Spanish Songbook are Spanish poems of the 16th and 17th centuries, translated by the German poets Emmanuel Geibel and Paul Heyse. The majority of the songs (all but ten of the 44) fall under the heading of “secular” or “worldly” and these are the songs that we will hear this evening. Some of these songs, such as “In dem Sc...

Friday 19th October 2007

8:00 PM

Olaf Bär and Camillo Radicke

19 Oct 2007 20:00 | Holywell Music Room

"One of the noblest baritones in the Lieder field..."The IndependentOlaf Bär’s last visit to the Festival in 2005 was without doubt one of the highlights of Oxford Lieder’s history to date, and not a recital that anyone present will ever forget. One of the world’s finest baritones, Olaf Bär is especially renowned for his appearances on the song platform. He...

Saturday 20th October 2007

8:00 PM

Measha Brueggergosman & Roger Vignoles

20 Oct 2007 20:00 | Holywell Music Room

"We were present at the birth of a star…. a voice to match her dramatic stage presence."Wall Street Journal at the 2004 Edinburgh Festival"When Measha Brueggergosman began singing in the little church in Verbier, there was something that went way beyond song, above technique. It was heart-breaking. She possesses one of the most glorious voices around, and a joy of performi...

Sunday 21st October 2007

4:00 PM

Christiane Stotijn & Julius Drake

21 Oct 2007 16:00 | Holywell Music Room

Christianne Stotijn puts her deep, attractive mezzo-soprano to the service of a sure and sensitive musicianship.Washington PostChristianne is obviously a singer of the highest calibre and gave an impressive, poised and well-executed performance from start to finish.Daily Info, The Oxford Lieder Festival 2004Christianne Stotijn last came to The Oxford Lieder Festival in 2004, since which time h...

Tuesday 23rd October 2007

1:10 PM

Lunch with Schubert III

23 Oct 2007 13:10 | Holywell Music Room

NB: Tickets available on the door only Once again we are delighted to present out lunchtime concert series in association with the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The series will see some of the School’s most talented students present four concerts of the songs of Franz Schubert, looking at various aspects of the output of this prolific and extraordinary composer. The concerts last n...

8:00 PM

Wolf: Eichendorff Lieder - Grevelius / Stout / Kynoch

23 Oct 2007 20:00 | Holywell Music Room

Hugo Wolf set 26 poems of Josef von Eichendorff, one of his favourite poets, and this will be a rare opportunity to hear all of them in concert. Eichendorff’s poetry is full of the sights and sounds of nature and often makes reference to music and musicians. This clearly had a great appeal to Wolf, and these songs contain some of his most imaginative and individual works. Anna Grevelius a...

Wednesday 24th October 2007

8:00 PM

Andrew Goodwin & Daniel de Borah

24 Oct 2007 20:00 | Holywell Music Room

Australian-born duo Andrew Goodwin and Daniel de Borah have notched up a string of successes between them since establishing themselves in Europe; Andrew Goodwin has been awarded the Tait Memorial Trust Scholarship and won second place in the Yelena Obrastzova singing competition, and Daniel de Borah was selected for representation by the Young Concert Artists Trust two years ago, and recently ...

Thursday 25th October 2007

1:10 PM

Lunch with Schubert IV

25 Oct 2007 13:10 | Holywell Music Room

NB: Tickets available on the door only Once again we are delighted to present out lunchtime concert series in association with the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The series will see some of the School’s most talented students present four concerts of the songs of Franz Schubert, looking at various aspects of the output of this prolific and extraordinary composer. The concerts last n...

8:00 PM

Sarah Walker Mastercourse participants' concert

25 Oct 2007 20:00 | The North Wall

Over the five days preceding this concert, ten advanced student duos selected from around the world have been working intensively with Sarah Walker, and a number of renowned pianists, including Roger Vignoles. This concert is a showcase for these talented international students. The repertoire for the concert will be chosen by Sarah Walker based on repertoire studied during the mastercourse ses...

Friday 26th October 2007

8:00 PM

Stephan Loges & Eugene Asti

26 Oct 2007 20:00 | Holywell Music Room

Both of tonight’s artists are by now well-known to Oxford Lieder audiences, and it is a great pleasure as always to welcome them back. Their programme tonight ties in perfectly with both the Eichendorff anniversary that has been celebrated throughout the Festival and our occasional Spanish flavour. Those who heard the secular songs of Wolf’s wonderful Spanisches Liederbuch on Thursd...

Saturday 27th October 2007

3:00 PM

OL Scholarship Winner: George Humphreys & James Baillieu

27 Oct 2007 15:00 | Holywell Music Room

NB: Tickets available on the door onlyGeorge Humphreys is the inaugural winner of the newly established Oxford Lieder Scholarship, an annual award for a singer or accompanist with Oxfordshire connections who is going onto post-graduate study. George will next year be joining the Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music. He already has extensive experience both in opera and on the song platfor...

8:00 PM

Lisa Milne & Malcolm Martineau

27 Oct 2007 20:00 | Holywell Music Room

Please note that the venue for this concert is the Holywell Music Room  "Lisa Milne sings with the most ravishing phrasing and depth, full of yearning and sexual fire, fantastically long-breathed melismas and a spotless coloratura that shifts from intemperate joy to near-madness." The Times"If there’s such a thing as an accompanist of genius, it is Malcolm Martineau.&...