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To The Distant Beloved

24 October 2016, 14:45 - 15:05


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Peter Aisher (tenor) and Lucy Colquhoun (piano) perform Beethoven's pioneering song cycle An die ferne Geliebte.

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Artist Portrait

Peter Aisher

Peter Aisher


Peter Aisher is a recent graduate of the Royal College of Music International Opera School, where he was the Janet & Michael Levesley Scholar supported by a Douglas & Hilda Simmonds Award and by the Josephine Baker Trust. Peter read Astrophysics at Clare College, Cambridge, before arriving at the Royal College of Music, where he studied with Tim Evans-Jones. Awards include the Ted Moss & Bertha Taylor-Stach Prize for Lieder, the Joan Chissell Schumann Prize, and the Schubert Society Singer Prize. Operatic roles include: Lur... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Lucy Colquhoun

Lucy Colquhoun


Lucy Colquhoun studied at the RCM with Roger Vignoles and prior to that with John Blakely winning all the major prizes for piano accompaniment including the Alisdair Graham Prize, Joan Chissel Schumann Prize and Titanic Memoriam Prize (Lies Askonas Competition) She received the Douglas and Hilda Simmonds Award, Kendall Taylor Award and a Knights of the Round Table Award. She also won the Ronald Tickner Trust Award (Somerset Song Prize.) She is currently studying privately with Roger Vignoles supported by the Knights of the Round Table. ... Read Full Biography

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...