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Franz Schubert: Christina Gansch & Sholto Kynoch

16 October 2017, 13:10

Lunchtime Recital


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Sensational Austrian soprano Christina Gansch returns to the Festival for the first of our lunchtime series, in a programme of Franz Schubert, the quintessential Viennese song composer who shaped all who followed him.

Artist Portrait

Christina Gansch

Christina Gansch


Austrian soprano Christina Gansch is the winner of the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Award and is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and the Mozarteum in Salzburg. She has participated in both the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singer Project and the Verbier Festival’s Solti Opera Project. She was a member of the Hamburgische Staatsoper’s ensemble in the 2016/17 season where her roles included Pamina in a new production of Die Zauberflöte, the title role in a new production of Handel’s Almira, Constance Dialogues de... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch


Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in chamber music and song accompaniment. In addition to a busy performance schedule and a fast-growing discography, he is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, the UK’s most renowned song festival, which recently won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award. In recent years he has appeared at London’s Wigmore Hall, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, the Opéra de Lille... Read Full Biography


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General Admission £12.00
General Admission
Under 35s Ticket

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...