Scenes From Childhood: Mhairi Lawson, Stephan Loges & Eugene Asti
17 October 2016, 13:10
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
A star-studded concert for the first of our lunchtime series features excerpts from Schumann's 'Album for the Young' as well as his settings of the child poet Elisabeth Kulmann and songs by Mendelssohn and Brahms.
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Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Melodie (Op. 68 no.1)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Marienwürmchen (Op. 79 no.13) from Lieder-Album für die Jugend
- Des Sennen Abschied (Op. 79 no.22) from Lieder-Album für die Jugend
- Der Sandmann (Op. 79 no.12) from Lieder-Album für die Jugend
- Kinderwacht (Op. 79 no.21) from Lieder-Album für die Jugend
- Schneeglöckchen (Op. 79 no.27) from Lieder-Album für die Jugend
- Lied Lynceus des Türmers (Op. 79 no.27) from Lieder-Album für die Jugend
- Die wandelnde Glocke (Op. 79 no.17) from Lieder-Album für die Jugend
Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)Abschiedslied der Zugvögel (Op. 63 no.2) from Six Duets
- O Jugend, o schöne Rosenzeit (Op. 57 no.4)
- Bei der Wiege (Op. 47 no.6)
- Maiglöckchen und die Blümelein (Op. 63 no.6) from Six Duets
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Erinnerung (Op. 68 no.28)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)Schwesterlein, schwesterlein, wann gehn wir (WoO 33 no.15) from 49 Deutsche Volkslieder
- Marienwürmchen (WoO 31 no.13)
- Sandmännchen (WoO 31 no.4)
- Wiegenlied (Op. 49 no.4)
- O wüßt ich doch den Weg zurück (Op. 63 no.8)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Der Dichter spricht (Op. 15 no.13)
SopranoInternational Early Music Network Young Artists Prize with the fortepianist Olga Tverskaya, which led to her first CD recording of Haydn’s English and Scottish Songs. Mhairi has performed in opera houses and concert halls worldwide with such companies as English National Opera, Les Arts Florissants, The Gabrieli Consort & Players, The Academy of Ancient Music, The Early Opera Company and The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and with many leading conductors such as William Christie, Sir Charles Mackerras, Paul McCreesh, Jane Glover an... Read Full Biography
Bass-baritoneBorn in Dresden, Stephan Logeswas an early winner of the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition. He has given recitals throughout the world, including regular appearances at Wigmore Hall London as well as Carnegie Hall New York, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vienna Konzerthaus, Klavierfestival Ruhr, La Monnaie Brussels, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Santiago de Compostela, BBC Radio 3, Musée d’Orsay Paris and the Vocal Arts Series in Washington with pianists Graham Johnson, Eugene Asti, Roger Vignoles, Iain Burnside, Simon Lepper... Read Full Biography
PianistEugene Asti studied at the Mannes College of Music, New York with Jeannette Haien where he earned his B.Mus. and M.A. and subsequently studied piano accompaniment with Graham Johnson at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Eugene currently teaches at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is Vocal Accompaniment Coordinator at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and regularly gives masterclasses both in the UK and abroad. One of the foremost accompanists of his generation, he has performed with many great arti... 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...