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Rückert Lieder: Sylvia Schwartz & Malcolm Martineau

21 October 2017, 19:30


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



The dazzling soprano Sylvia Schwartz returns to the Festival to perform Mahler’s five settings of Rückert: an extraordinary meeting of words and music. The programme also includes songs by Reger and Strauss.


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Sylvia Schwartz

Sylvia Schwartz

Soprano

Spanish soprano Sylvia Schwartz has appeared at many of the world’s finest opera houses and festivals including Teatro alla Scala Milan, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro Real Madrid, Bayerische Staatsoper, Hamburgische Staatsoper, State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Edinburgh Festival, Festspiele Baden-Baden, Salzburger Festspiele and Verbier Festival. Sylvia is much in demand in concert and is a celebrated recitalist having worked with pianists such as Wolfram Rieger, Charles S... Read Full Biography
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Malcolm Martineau

Malcolm Martineau

Pianist

Malcolm Martineau was born in Edinburgh, read Music at St Catharine's College, Cambridge and studied at the Royal College of Music. Recognised as one of the leading accompanists of his generation, he has worked with many of the world’s greatest singers including Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Janet Baker, Olaf Bär, Barbara Bonney, Ian Bostridge, Angela Gheorghiu, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Della Jones, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager, Magdalena Kozena, Solveig Kringelborn, Jonathan Lemalu, Dame Felicity Lott, Christophe... Read Full Biography

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