The Distant Beloved: James Newby & Eugene Asti
24 October 2017, 13:10
Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD
James Newby, joint winner of last year's Kathleen Ferrier Awards, performs some of Mahler's songs from the 1880s alongside Beethoven's An die ferne Geliebte, the first true song cycle.
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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)Ständchen (Op.106 no.1)
- Wie Melodien (Op.105 no.1)
- In stiller Nacht (WoO 33 no.42)
- Verrat (Op.105 no.5)
- Von ewiger Liebe (Op.43 no.1)
Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)Frühlingsmorgen
- Ablösung im Sommer
- Nicht wiedersehen!
- Scheiden und Meiden
Baritone24-year-old British baritone James Newby is the winner of the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Award. That same year he was the recipient of the Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera Voice Fellowship, and in 2015 was awarded the Richard Tauber Prize (for best interpretation of a Schubert Lied) and overall Third Prize at the Wigmore Hall/Kohn International Song Competition. In 2017 he was awarded the Trinity Gold Medal by the board of Trinity Laban Conservatoire and has also been awarded the OAE Rising Stars prize for the 2017-2018 season. After initia... Read Full Biography
PianistEugene Asti studied at the Mannes College of Music, New York with Jeannette Haien where he earned his B.Mus. and M.A. and subsequently studied piano accompaniment with Graham Johnson at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Eugene currently teaches at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is Vocal Accompaniment Coordinator at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and regularly gives masterclasses both in the UK and abroad. One of the foremost accompanists of his generation, he has performed with many great arti... Read Full Biography
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This event is part of a series:
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...