Schumann & Liszt
22 October 2016, 17:00 - 18:00
This event will be broadcast from Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
Alexander Panfilov, an increasingly well-known pianist and recent winner of the prestigious Hastings International Piano Competition, performs the Schumann Fantasie, dedicated to Franz Liszt in 1839, and the mighty B minor Sonata of Liszt, dedicated in mutual admiration to Schumann in 1854. A thrilling exploration of these two legendary pianist-composers, ahead of tonight's performance with Christoph Prégardien which includes a number of Franz Liszt 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.
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
PianistAlexander Panfilov was born in Moscow and started music lessons at the age of six. He debuted in the Moscow Philharmonie in 2009 and in Carnegie Weill Hall in New York in 2011. Since then he appeared in concerts throughout Europe and USA, performing in some of the most prestigious venues, such as Musikverein Vienna, Tonhalle Zurich, London Wigmore Hall, Birmingham Town Hall, Bridgewater Hall Manchester. As a soloist, he appeared with orchestras such as Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Belarussian State Phil... 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...