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Schumann, Liszt & Bruch: Christoph Prégardien & Christoph Schnackertz

22 October 2016, 19:30

World-famous tenor Chrisoph Prégardien performs Schumann's first cycle of Heine poetry, the Liederkreis, Op. 24, as well as his settings of Hans Christian Andersen. Alongside this we hear songs by Schumann's friend-cum-nemesis Franz Liszt, and compatriot Max Bruch.

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

Christoph Prégardien

Christoph Prégardien


”His lyric tenor voice had a youthful glow, yet he sang with plaintive beauty and piercing insight.”The New York Times Precise vocal control, clear diction, intelligent musicality and an ability to get to the heart of everything he sings all ensure Christoph Prégardien’s place among the world’s foremost lyric tenors. Especially revered as a Liedersinger, he kicks off the 2019/2020 season with concerts at the Schubertiade Hohenems and the Oxford Lieder Festival. He then performs in the US on tour with pianist... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Christoph Schnackertz

Christoph Schnackertz


CHRISTOPH SCHNACKERTZ, born 1984, had his first piano lesson with Clovis Alessandri and studied in Cologne under Professors Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Jürgen Glauss (Lieder accompaniment). Since 2005 he has been further inspired by his work as a regular accompanist for the vocal class of Professor Christoph Prégardien. From 2007 until 2010 he was on a scholarship from "Yehudi Menuhin LiveMusicNow Köln e.V.", and he is the prize holder of the Felix-Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Competition in Berlin (Accompanist prize 201... Read Full Biography

Festival Passes

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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