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Song at Wolfson: Martin Hässler sings Die schöne Müllerin

17 May 2018, 18:00 - 19:00


This event will be broadcast from Wolfson College

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This is the second song recital in our new series presented in collaboration with Wolfson College. The auditorium at Wolfson is an ideal space for song performance: intimate, with excellent acoustics and a fine Steinway piano. The series will showcase outstanding singers who are in the early stages of highly successful careers: not yet household names perhaps, but international stars in the making.

Tonight's concert will be given by the young German baritone Martin Hässler, who will perform Franz Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin, a seminal work of the song repertoire. Martin was a prize winner at the prestigious 'Das Lied' competition, and is a committed recitalist alongside his burgeoning operatic career. He gave his debut at Garsington Opera in 2016 as Captain Eugene Onegin, and has worked extensively for Scottish Opera. He and Sholto Kynoch have recently performed Die schöne Müllerin in Heidelberg and Berlin.

Concerts begin at 6pm and last no more than one hour. Tickets cost £10. There is ample parking on site and in the streets nearby.

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Martin Hässler

Martin Hässler


German bass-baritone Martin Hässler is an alumnus of the Leipzig Academy of Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama’s prestigious opera programme, where he studied with Rudolf Piernay and Janice Chapman, and was a two year recipient of the Guildhall Artist Fellowship. He won second prize at Thomas Quasthoff’s Das Lied – International Song Competition, first prize at Bundeswettbewerb Gesang Berlin (junior) and Best Singer’s Award at the Gerald Moore Competition London. In 2016 he made his debut at Garsing... Read Full Biography
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Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch


Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festival and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Opéra de Lille, Kings Place in Lo... Read Full Biography

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