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A Woman's Love & Life: Juliane Banse & Marcelo Amaral

21 October 2016, 19:30

International star soprano Juliane Banse has performed on the world's great stages and we are delighted to welcome her to Oxford for the first time. Her programme includes two fo Schumann's best-loved cycles: Frauenliebe und- leben and the 'Mary Stuart' songs.

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.

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Artist Portrait

Juliane Banse

Juliane Banse


Juliane Banse is an artist of outstanding artistic versatility. Her opera repertoire has an extremely wide range, she sang roles like Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Countess in Figaro (her debut at the Salzburg Festival), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Vitellia (La Clemenza di Tito), Genoveva (title role), Tatjana (Eugen Onegin), Arabella (title role), Grete (Der ferne Klang), or Leonore (Fidelio). She made her US opera debut at the Lyrical Opera of Chicago as Rosalinde (Fledermaus) and shortly after her debut at the MET as Zdenka in Arabel... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Marcelo Amaral

Marcelo Amaral


Acclaimed by critics as „the ideal accompanist“, brazilian pianist Marcelo Amaral is the winner of the Pianist Prize at the 2008 International Robert Schumann Song Competition. The New York Times called him a „superlative collaborator“. He has received very meaningful musical influences from artists such as Elly Ameling, Helmut Deutsch, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Rudolf Jansen, Malcolm Martineau, Olga Radosavljevich, András Schiff, Peter Schreier and Roger Vignoles. He is amongst the most cherish... Read Full Biography

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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...

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