Benjamin Appl & Sholto Kynoch
04 March 2017, 20:00 - 21:30
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Benjamin Appl is well-established as one of the most exciting young artists of today. A former BBC New Generation Artist and a Rising Star of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO), he has also recently signed an exclusive recording contract with Sony Classical. He and Sholto Kynoch perform a first half of songs by Schubert, followed by a selection of Wolf's Mörike Lieder and Grieg's wonderful six songs, Op. 48.
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Before this evening's performance, enjoy a delicious dinner at the Vaults & Garden Cafe in Radcliffe Square. This gives plenty of time for those who wish to attend the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform audition recitals earlier in the day to have a hot meal before the evening concert. Book here.
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)Am Bach im Frühling (D361)
- Im Frühling (D882)
- Fischerweise (D881)
- Frühlingsglaube (D686)
- Ganymed (D544)
- An den Mond (D193)
- Viola (D786)
- Der Wanderer an den Mond (D870)
- Abendstern (D806)
- Der Wanderer (D489 / D493)
- ~~~ Interval ~~~
Hugo Wolf (1860 - 1903)Der Tambour (No.5) from Mörike-Lieder
- Der Gärtner (No.17) from Mörike-Lieder
- Schlafendes Jesuskind (No.25) from Mörike-Lieder
- Denk’ es, o Seele! (No.39) from Mörike-Lieder
- Fußreise (No.10) from Mörike-Lieder
- An die Geliebte (No. 32) from Mörike-Lieder
- Der Jäger (No. 40) from Mörike-Lieder
Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
BaritoneHailed as ‘the most promising of today’s up-and-coming song recitalists’ (Financial Times), baritone Benjamin Appl is celebrated by audiences and critics alike for a voice that ‘belongs to the last of the old great masters of song’ with ‘an almost infinite range of colours’ (Suddeutsche Zeitung), ‘exacting attention to text’ (New York Times), and artistry that’s described as ‘unbearably moving’ (The Times). Named Gramophone Award Young Artist of the Year in 2016, Appl wa... Read Full Biography
PianistSholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festival and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Opéra de Lille, Kings Place in Lo... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
Renowned recitalists, emerging talent, auditions for the next generation of star artists, masterclasses and more; the Oxford Lieder Spring Weekend of Song is a mid-year fix for song lovers. This year features James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook across the weekend as they celebrate 20 years of performing together. We also welcome back star baritone Benjamin Appl, whose recital la...