Lunch with Schubert: Roderick Williams & Susie Allan
24 October 2016, 13:10
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Roderick Williams performs Schubert's last collection of songs, his Schwanengesang.
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Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
BaritoneRoderick Williams is one of the most sought after baritones of his generation and performs a wide repertoire from baroque to contemporary music in the opera house, on the concert platform and in recital. He enjoys relationships with all the major UK opera houses and has sung world premieres of operas by, among others, David Sawer, Sally Beamish, Michael van der Aa, Robert Saxton and Alexander Knaifel. Roderick Williams has performed with all the BBC orchestras, and many other ensembles including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, ... Read Full Biography
PianistSusie Allan was educated at Malvern Girls’ College, Worcester College, Oxford, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where she studied Accompaniment under Paul Hamburger, Graham Johnson, Iain Burnside and Martin Isepp (at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta). She was the recipient of many prizes including the Gerald Moore Award and a Geoffrey Parsons Memorial Award. Post Guildhall, she was a regular accompanist for masterclasses at the Britten-Pears School (founded by Benjamin Britten at Snape Maltings). Here she pl... 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...