26th June - 5th July 2002
The very first Oxford Lieder Festival.
Wednesday 26th June 2002
26 Jun 2002 00:00 | Holywell Music RoomFranz Schubert - Die schöne Müllerin D795Franz Schubert - Piano Sonata in A Minor D845Adrian Lowe, Lay Clerk at Christ Church Cathedral, begins the music with Schubert's first song cycle, which revolves around the theme of unrequited love. The poet asks the stream to guide his heart, questioning the bitter-sweet pains of love. The Piano Sonata in A Minor D845, with its magnificent...
Friday 28th June 2002
28 Jun 2002 00:00 | Jacqueline du Pré Music BuildingNight SongsFranz Schubert - Four Impromptus D899 Jasia Nielsen, our Danish mezzo-soprano, presents a carefully selected programme of Schubert Song with 'Night' as its central theme. It will include popular favourites, such as An Sylvia and Ganymed and some lesser known gems: Suleika and Der Zwerg. Sholto Kynoch performs the first set of Four Impromptus D899.
Saturday 29th June 2002
29 Jun 2002 00:00 | Jacqueline du Pré Music BuildingTristan Russcher pianoLiebe und Schmerz (Love and Pain)Franz Scubert - Four Impromptus D935 Fabulous soprano Susan Young, winner of last year's song recital competition at the Oxford Music Festival, performs a selection of Schubert songs. The programme will include classics such as Gretchen am Spinnrade and Lied der Mignon. Tristan, organ scholar at Worcester College, performs the seco...
Sunday 30th June 2002
30 Jun 2002 00:00 | Jacqueline du Pré Music BuildingThe Dussek Piano TrioThe Piano Trios Since its formation in 1988, The Dussek Piano Trio has thrilled its audiences around the country, consistently winning plaudits from critics. The Trio has performed regularly in The Wigmore Hall and The South Bank. Its broadcasts have included performances from St George's Brandon Hill, Bristol and in the BBC's prestigious St John's Smith Sq...
Monday 1st July 2002
01 Jul 2002 00:00 | Holywell Music RoomFranz Schubert - Winterreise D795 Like Die schöne Müllerin, Winterreise is also concerned with unrequited love, but here the pessimism is unrelieved. It was written in the year before Schubert's death, and the spirit of world-weariness, of longing for the quiet grave, hangs heavily over it. Maciek has recently returned from Bologna, where he performed the baritone solos in Faur&ea...
Wednesday 3rd July 2002
03 Jul 2002 00:00 | Christ Church CathedralThe Rosendale QuartetFranzSchubert - Schwanengesang D957Franz Schubert - Death and the Maiden Quartet D810 David performs Schubert's last collection of songs - Schwanengesang. The texts are by Rellstab, Heine and Seidl and include Der Dopplegänger and Das Fischermädchen. The Rosendale Quartet, winners of the prestigious Royal College of Music Chamber Prize, perform Death and ...
Friday 5th July 2002
05 Jul 2002 00:00 | Holywell Music RoomRevelli Franz Schubert - Part Songs Johannes Brahms - Liebeslieder Walzer Robert Schumann - Spanisches Liebeslieder Revelli brings The Oxford Lieder Festival to its conclusion with a programme of vocal duets, trios and quartets by Schubert and two of his contemporaries - Brahms and Schumann.