To The Distant Beloved
24 October 2016, 14:45 - 15:05
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Peter Aisher (tenor) and Lucy Colquhoun (piano) perform Beethoven's pioneering song cycle An die ferne Geliebte.
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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
TenorPeter 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
PianistLucy Colquhoun graduated from the Royal College of Music, studying with Roger Vignoles. During her time at the College she won all the major prizes for piano accompaniment, including the Alisdair Graham Prize for Piano Accompaniment (English Song), the Joan Chissel Schumann Prize and the Titanic Memoriam Prize in the Lies Askonas Singing Competition. Lucy was also recipient of the Douglas and Hilda Simmonds Award, the Kendall Taylor Award, and a scholarship from the Honourable Society of the Knights of the Round Table. This year she was wi... 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...