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Eichendorff Liederkreis: Felicity Lott & Eugene Asti

26 October 2016, 13:10


Lunchtime Recital


This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room


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Much-loved soprano 'Flott' returns to the Festival with pianist Eugene Asti, performing one of Schumann's great cycles, the Liederkreis, Op. 39, to poems by Eichendorff. They also include the six entrancing songs of Op. 107 and several Clara Schumann songs.

You can also join a public masterclass with world-renowned mezzo-soprano Sarah Walker who leads four talented young duos through Schumann's Eichendorff Liederkreis, Op.39 at 2:30pm on the 19th October at Magdalen College.
Or listen to David Owen Norris, Bryony Williams and John Mark Ainsley's concert at 7:30pm on 19th October, which also includes Robert's settings of Eichendorff, the Op. 39 Liederkreis.

Why not purchase a Lunchtime Pass? This pass gives access to all ten lunchtime recitals, weekdays at 1:10pm, for £100. The price includes a discount and provides access to popular recitals which have sold out, such as Roderick Williams on Monday the 24th of October and Dame Felicity Lott on Wednesday the 26th. Click here to purchase.

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Artist Portrait

Dame Felicity Lott

Dame Felicity Lott

Soprano

Felicity Lott was born and educated in Cheltenham, read French at Royal Holloway College, of which she is now an Honorary Fellow, and singing at the Royal Academy of Music, of which she is a Fellow and a Visiting Professor. Her operatic repertoire ranges from Handel to Stravinsky, but she has above all built up her formidable international reputation as an interpreter of the great roles of Mozart and Strauss. At the Royal Opera House she has sung Anne Trulove, Blanche, Ellen Orford, Eva, Countess Almaviva and under Mackerras, Tate, Davis and... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Eugene Asti

Eugene Asti

Pianist

Eugene Asti studied at the Mannes College of Music, New York with Jeannette Haien where he earned his B.Mus. and M.A. and subsequently studied piano accompaniment with Graham Johnson at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Eugene currently teaches at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is Vocal Accompaniment Coordinator at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and regularly gives masterclasses both in the UK and abroad. One of the foremost accompanists of his generation, he has performed with many great arti... Read Full Biography

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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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