2018 Spring Weekend of Song
9th - 11th March 2018
The 2018 Spring Weekend of Song is a mid-year mini Festival, full of great music and events and with much of the special atmosphere of the main Festival. Three world-class evening recitals are surrounded and complemented by the audition recitals for the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Programme, study events and masterclasses.
Friday 9th March
09 Mar 2018 19:30 | Jacqueline du Pré Music BuildingAfter his thrilling Mahler performance on the last night of the 2017 Oxford Lieder Festival, we are delighted to welcome back bass-baritone Stephan Loges, with renowned pianist Eugene Asti, for an evening of songs by Johannes Brahms. These glorious works will be introduced by Natasha Loges, whose new book Brahms and his Poets has just been released. Brahms’s astonishing melodic gifts...
Saturday 10th March
10 Mar 2018 20:00 | Holywell Music RoomPlease note that Katharina Ruckgaber is unwell and has regretfully had to withdraw from this concert. We are very grateful to Maria Forsström for stepping in at short notice. Swedish mezzo-soprano Maria Forsström is well-known to Oxford Lieder audiences, most recently appearing in the 2017 Festival, when she gave a stunning recital of songs by Sibelius and Mahler’s Kindertote...
Sunday 11th March
Last Few Tickets!
11 Mar 2018 19:30 | Jacqueline du Pré Music BuildingSome of Schubert's great masterpieces are rarely heard thanks only to the unusual forces required: often quartets of male or female voices. Tonight, a team of eight outstanding singers, including voices well known to Oxford Lieder audiences, join Oxford Lieder’s artistic director, Sholto Kynoch, for an evening of convivial music making that includes many of these works, as w...