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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 2018

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10:30 AM

Composition Workshop with the Faculty of Music

Free Events

09 Mar 2018 10:30 | Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

We are pleased once again to present a composition workshop in association with the Music Faculty at the University of Oxford. Soprano Raphaela Papadakis, with Sholto Kynoch, will perform six new works by student composers. The works are then discussed with the students, with feedback from Professors Martyn Harry and Robert Saxton, as well as from the performers. This free event offers an illum...
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2:00 PM

Brahms and Beyond

Study Event

09 Mar 2018 14:00 | Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

In collaboration with TORCH and the Oxford Song Network, this promises to be a fascinating afternoon of talks by Natasha Loges, Laura Tunbridge, Sophie Fuller and Jennifer Ronyak. Inspired by Natasha Loges's new book, Brahms and His Poets (Boydell, 2017), as well as celebrating the hundredth anniversary of women's suffrage and falling just one day after International Women's Day, th...

Spring Weekend Dinner at Cuttlefish


09 Mar 2018 17:30 | CuttleFish

Saturday 10th March 2018

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11:00 AM

The Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform

10 Mar 2018 11:00 | Holywell Music Room

The Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform attracts the very brightest new talent and this is a thrilling day as six exceptional duos give 45-minute recitals, aspiring to be Oxford Lieder’s new ‘ambassadors for song’. The two winning duos are offered recitals in the main Lieder Festival in October, as well as sponsored recitals in music clubs, societies and festivals around the c...

Spring Weekend Dinner at the Vaults


10 Mar 2018 18:30 | The Vaults and Garden Café

Sunday 11th March 2018

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4:45 PM

Social music-making in Schubert's Vienna

Pre-concert Talks

11 Mar 2018 16:45 | Studio - Magdalen College School

Ahead of this evening’s ‘Schubertiade’, Natasha Loges introduces the backdrop of social music making in Schubert’s circle and Vienna more widely. Much of Schubert's music was written to perform in the company of his friends, from jovial drinking songs to profound masterpieces, but was this purely characteristic of Schubert's nature, or was it the only outlet reli...

Spring Weekend Dinner at Cuttlefish


11 Mar 2018 17:45 | CuttleFish