Songbook of a Painter: James Gilchrist & Anna Tilbrook
27 October 2016, 19:30
James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook, long favourites at the Festival, perform Schuman's 1840 settings of Robert Reinick, Six Poems from the Songbook of a Painter (Reinick was also a gifted painter). They also include songs by Mahler and Brahms.
James Gilchrist will also be performing Bach cantatas at New College Ante Chapel on 21st October and at our Festive Finale at Saint John the Evangelist on 29th October.
Festal supper will be available from 6:30pm every evening (except Thursday 20th). Enjoy a delicious hot main meal and side dish between the afternoon and evening recitals for just £11. Our food partners this year are the Vaults & Garden Café, The Oxford University Club, and St Stephen’s House. Please book by midnight the day before by clicking here.
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Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
- 1. Wie rafft' ich mich auf in der Nacht
- 2. Nicht mehr zu dir zu gehen
- 3. Ich schleich umher
- 4. Der Strom, der neben mir verrauschte
- 5. Wehe, so willst Du mich wieder
- 6. Du sprichst, dass ich mich täuschte
- 7. Bitteres zu sagen denkst du
- 8. So stehn wir, ich und meine Weide
- 9. Wie bist du, meine Königin
- ~~~ Interval ~~~
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)
TenorJames Gilchrist began his working life as a doctor, turning to a full-time career in music in 1996. His musical interest was fired at a young age, singing first as a chorister in the choir of New College, Oxford, and later as a choral scholar at King’s College, Cambridge. James’ extensive concert repertoire has seen him perform in major concert halls throughout the world with conductors including Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Sir Roger Norrington, Bernard Labadie, Harry Christophers, Harry Bicket, Masaaki Suzuki and the late Richar... Read Full Biography
PianistAnna Tilbrook has collaborated with many leading singers and instrumentalists including Ian Bostridge, Lucy Crowe, Sarah Tynan, Barbara Hannigan, Emma Bell, Nick Daniel, Natalie Clein, Philip Dukes and Guy Johnston, as well as the Fitzwilliam, Carducci, Sacconi, Elias, Navarra and Barbirolli String Quartets. Since her debut at the Wigmore Hall in 1999 she has become a regular artist at all the leading concert halls and festivals. She has also accompanied Jose Carreras, Angela Georghiu and Bryn Terfel in televised concerts. Anna regularly coa... 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...