Romances & Ballads: Christopher Maltman & Graham Johnson
16 October 2016, 19:30
Recitals given by this star duo are always occasions to remember. Their programme includes Schumann's dramatic Heine setting Belsatzar and two sets of songs published by Schumann as Romanzen und Balladen.
Festal supper will be available from 6:30pm every evening (except Thursday 20th). Enjoy a delicious hot main meal and side dish between the afternoon and evening recitals for just £11. Our food partners this year are the Vaults & Garden Café, The Oxford University Club, and St Stephen’s House. Please book by midnight the day before by clicking here.
See your name (or that of a dedicatee) alongside the Schumann song of your choice and help ensure the future of Oxford Lieder by sponsoring a song from £25. Thank you.
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Belsatzar (Op.57)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Abends am Strand (Op.45 no.3) from Romanzen und Balladen, i
- Die feindlichen Brüder (Op.49 no.2) from Romanzen und Balladen, ii
- Die beiden Grenadiere (Op.49 no.1) from Romanzen und Balladen, ii
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Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Der Soldat (Op.40 no.3) from Fünf Lieder
- Ständchen (Op.36 no.2) from Sechs Gedichte aus dem Liederbuch eines Malers
- Frühlingsfahrt (Op.45 no.2) from Romanzen und Balladen, i
- Der Schatzgräber (Op.45 no.1) from Romanzen und Balladen, i
- Die Nonne (Op.49 no.3) from Romanzen und Balladen, ii
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Ballade des Harfners (Op.98a no.2) from Lieder und Gesänge aus Wilhelm Meister
- Der Handschuh (Op.87)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
- Soldatenlied (WoO6)
BaritoneChristopher Maltman read biochemistry at Warwick University before studying singing at the Royal Academy of Music. He is a world-renowned Don Giovanni and has sung the role at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; the Salzburg Festival; the Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin; Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich; Cologne Opera; the Netherlands Opera; the Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse, the Ravinia Festival, San Sebastian Festival, the Edinburgh International Festival, Mostly Mozart New York and in Beijing. He also starred in Kaspar Holten’s film... Read Full Biography
PianistDescribed as "that peerless song accompanist” by the Daily Telegraph (November 2015) Graham Johnson is recognised as one of the world’s leading vocal accompanists. Born in Rhodesia, he came to London to study in 1967. After leaving the Royal Academy of Music, his teachers included Gerald Moore and Geoffrey Parsons. In 1972 he was the official pianist at Peter Pears' first masterclasses at the Snape Maltings, which brought him into contact with Benjamin Britten – a link which strengthened his determination to accomp... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The Schumann Project: 14-29 October 2016 The fifteenth Oxford Lieder Festival will be the Schumann Project, a unique survey of Schumann's complete songs. The Schumann Project will explore Schumann's life and times, his friends and contemporaries, his influences and his legacies, and his literary and artistic interests. This two-week feast of song will feature Oxford Lieder's trad...