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Mahler, Berg, Korngold & Strauss: Angelika Kirchschlager & Julius Drake

26 October 2017, 19:30


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
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OX1 3BN



World-famous mezzo Angelika Kirchschlager returns to the Festival to perform songs by Gustav and Alma Mahler, Berg (Op.2), Korngold and Strauss. Korngold’s Op.38 songs are among his finest, and include various references to his famed film scores.


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Angelika Kirchschlager

Angelika Kirchschlager

Mezzo-soprano

Angelika Kirchschlager was born in Salzburg and studied at the Mozarteum and at the Vienna Music Academy. She enjoys an international career, dividing her time between recitals and opera in Europe, North America and the Far East. She is acclaimed as one of the foremost interpreters of Richard Strauss and Mozart and for the title roles of operas such as ‘Pelléas et Mélisande’ and ‘Sophie’s Choice’. Highlights of the 2017/18 season include Clairon in Strauss Capriccio at the Theater an der Wien, p... Read Full Biography
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Julius Drake

Julius Drake

Pianist

The pianist Julius Drake lives in London and enjoys an international reputation as one of the finest instrumentalists in his field, collaborating with many of the world’s leading artists, both in recital and on disc. He appears regularly at all the major music centres: the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Munich, Schubertiade and Salzburg Music Festivals; Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Centre, New York; the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam and BBC Proms, London. Julius Drake’s many recordings include a widely acclaimed series with Gerald Finley for H... 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...