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Schumann at the Opera

23 October 2016, 12:00 - 15:45


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Okinaga Room

Wadham College
(Holywell Music Room Entrance)

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12pm - 12.45pm Okinaga Room

A discussion of the operas that inspired Schumann, including Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and Weber's Der Freischutz by Alexandra Wilson.

1.45pm-2.45pm Holywell Music Room

Young Artists of the National Opera Studio perform songs and arias by Schumann, Mozart, Weber and others. For further details, please see the event listing for this recital. The recital is included in the 'Schumann at the Opera' study day ticket.

3pm - 3.45pm Okinaga Room

Katy Hamilton looks at Schumann's only opera, Genoveva, as well as the links between his operatic ambitions and his song writing.

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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