Schubert & Korngold: Rowland, Lukas, Lidström, Forsberg
16 October 2017, 17:30
Korngold's unique Suite for piano left hand and strings, Op. 23, is played by a star team of chamber musicians, alongside Schubert's String Trio in B flat, D581.
Erich Korngold (1897 - 1957)
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)String Trio in B flat major (D471)
ViolinistDutch/English violinist Daniel Rowland’s playing has been acclaimed as “wonderful, ravishing in its finesse” by The Guardian, “totally and truly charismatic” by Beeld, while The Glasgow Herald praised his “astonishing sound and uniquely single minded intensity“ Daniel has established himself on the international scene as a highly versatile, charismatic and adventurous performer, with a broad repertoire from Vivaldi to Ferneyhough. In recent seasons he has performed concertos such as those of Mozar... Read Full Biography
ViolinistKaija is involved in many professional groups in Europe however her passion is for chamber music. Kaija is a member of the English Chamber Orchestra and works regularly with ensembles including Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Paris Chamber Orchestra. She has recently become a member of YXUS Ensemble, a highly praised contemporary music ensemble based in her native Estonia, who are regularly broadcast live on national radio. She is a founding member of Le Jeune string trio who are based in London. As adept o... Read Full Biography
CelloAs an international soloist and chamber musician, Mats Lidström has gained a reputation for performances of great insight and virtuosity. He has been a member of the Royal Academy of Music since 1993, currently attached to Oxford University through his solo cello position with the Oxford Philharmonic&Soloists. Mats has recorded as a soloist and chamber musician for EMI, DECCA, BIS, Deutsche Grammophon and Hyperion. His compositions include Rigoletto Fantasy for cello and orchestra, Suite Tintin for cello and piano, and Marche Triomp... Read Full Biography
PianistBengt Forsberg studied at the Gothenburg School of Music and Musicology, where he first majored in organ, whereafter, in 1978, he received his diploma as piano soloist. Although he often appears as soloist with major symphony orchestras in Sweden and Scandinavia, much of his renown is focused on his work as a chamber musician, both in Sweden and abroad – as soloist as well as together with other prominent instrumentalists, such as cellists Mats Lidström and Andreas Brantelid and violinist Nils-Erik Sparf. His collaboration with... Read Full Biography
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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...