Woodland Scenes: Tom Poster
20 October 2016, 17:30
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Tom Poster, well known to Oxford audiences and a leading soloist and chamber musician, plays Schumann's Waldszenen, nine characterful pieces he wrote in 1848/49, as well as Chopin's Ballade no. 4 in F minor.
Robert Schumann, arranged Claude Debussy
Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)Ballade No 4 in F minor (Op. 52)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Pianist“And what can I say about the excellent Tom Poster? His versatility and unerring sense of what works best marks him out as a musician’s musician and everyone in the business should be beating a path to his door” – MusicWeb International, Cheltenham Festival Tom Poster is internationally recognised as a pianist of outstanding artistry and versatility, equally in demand as soloist and chamber musician across an unusually extensive repertoire. He has been described as “a marvel, [who] can play anything in any st... 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...