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Mendelssohn: The Gildas String Quartet & Raphaela Papadakis

20 October 2016, 15:45


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Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street,

The Gildas String Quartet and soprano Raphaela Papadakis return for Aribert Reimann's captivating scoring of songs by Felix Mendelssohn for string quartet and voice.

The Gildas Quartet will also be performing on the 17th October at the Holywell Music Room. Click here for full details of this event.

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Artist Portrait

Gildas Quartet

Gildas Quartet


Artist Portrait

Raphaela Papadakis

Raphaela Papadakis


Award winning British soprano Raphaela Papadakis made her professional operatic début at Garsington Opera in 2014, which was singled out by the Financial Times as the “most attractive solo performance” of the show. She went on to cover the Nymph in Michael Boyd’s critically and commercially acclaimed production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. An avid lover of contemporary music, Raphaela recently had the privilege of creating the role of the disfigured trainee geisha Kikuyo in Ni... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

The Schumann Project

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...