Poetry Declaimed: Benjamin Appl & Gary Matthewman
20 October 2016, 13:10
Schumann's handful of settings of Schiller stand alongside two of his 'Declamation Ballads', Schumann's innovative take on setting poetry with music, performed by two stars of the new generation.
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Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)Die Götter Griechenlands (D677)
- Gruppe aus dem Tartarus (D583)
- An Emma (D113)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Die Flüchtlinge (Op.122 no.2) from Zwei Balladen, declamations
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)In der Fremde (Op.3 no.5) from Sechs Gesänge
- Parole (Op.7 no.2)
- Anklänge (Op.7 no.3)
- Mondnacht (WoO 21)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Ballade vom Haideknaben (Op.122 no.1) from Zwei Balladen, declamations
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)Frühlingsfahrt (Op.45 no.2) from Romanzen und Balladen, i
- Der Einsiedler (Op.83 no.3) from Drei Gesänge
- Der frohe Wandersmann (Op.77 no.1) from Lieder und Gesänge, iii
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
BaritoneDescribed as ‘the current front-runner in the new generation of Lieder singers’(Gramophone Magazine, UK), Benjamin Appl, Gramophone Award Young Artist of the Year 2016, is celebrated by audiences and critics in recital, concerts and opera. He was a member of the BBC New Generation Artist scheme from 2014-16 and was also a Wigmore Hall Emerging Artist and ECHO Rising Star for the 2015-16 season, appearing in recital at major European venues including the Barbican Centre London, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Wiener Konzerthaus, Philharm... 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...