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Franz Schubert: Katharina Ruckgaber & Sholto Kynoch

16 October 2017, 13:10


Lunchtime Recital

Lunchtime


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



Please note that Christina Gansch is unwell and has regretfully had to withdraw from this concert. We are very grateful to Katharina Ruckgaber for stepping in at short notice.

We are delighted to welcome the outstanding German soprano Katharina Ruckgaber to open our lunchtime series, in a wonderful all-Schubert programme. Katharina recently appeared in the Wigmore Hall Schubert song series with Sholto Kynoch, and at the Konzerthaus in Vienna with Graham Johnson. She has recently sung an acclaimed Papagena in Die Zauberflöte at the Theater an der Wien.


Artist Portrait

Katharina Ruckgaber

Katharina Ruckgaber

Soprano

German soprano Katharina Ruckgaber is a graduate of Munich´s University of Art and Drama as well as the Frankfurt Opera Studio. Her time in Oper Frankfurt saw many appearances on the stage including Susanna in Mozart`s Le Nozze di Figaro, Frasquita in the Barrie Kosky`s highly praised production of Carmen, and the Waldvogel in Wagner`s Siegfried. She sang Fennimore Silver Lake at the Konzerthaus Berlin under Iván Fischer and Serpetta in La Finta Giardiniera with the Bamberg Symphony under Ainars Rubikis. Recently, she made... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch

Pianist

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

This event is part of a series:

2014 Festival: The Schubert Project

The Schubert Project will be the biggest ever celebration of the life and music of Franz Schubert. At its core is the UK's first ever complete performance of Schubert's songs, alongside a host of other works. Bringing Schubert’s Vienna to Oxford in a dazzling feast of music, art, theatre, food & drink, this three-week festival is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to immerse you...