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A Hungarian Songbook: Dorottya Láng & Sholto Kynoch

18 October 2018, 13:05 - 14:00


Lunchtime Recital

Lunchtime


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The Sheldonian Theatre

Broad Street
Oxford, OX1 3AZ



Hungarian mezzo Dorottya Láng has given sensational recitals at past Festivals and presents a programme of Hungarian song, including Franz Liszt’s one and only song in the Hungarian language – as well as his settings of Heine and Hugo – and songs by Bartok, Ligeti and Kodaly.


Artist Portrait

Dorottya Láng

Dorottya Láng

Mezzo-soprano

The “excellent” (Kurier) young Hungarian mezzo-soprano Dorottya Láng has earned international acclaim for her “ravishing” (Musik Heute) and “impeccable” talent. John Allison writes in The Telegraph that “she quickly showed herself to be a singer of great musical poise. …with rich and even tone rising to a pure top.” Born in Budapest in 1986, Ms Láng studied at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien (Vienna’s University of Music and the Perf... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch

Pianist

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in chamber music and song accompaniment. In addition to a busy performance schedule and a fast-growing discography, he is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, the UK’s most renowned song festival, which recently won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award. In recent years he has appeared at London’s Wigmore Hall, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, the Opéra de Lille... Read Full Biography

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This event is part of a series:

The Grand Tour – A European Journey in Song

The 17th Oxford Lieder Festival will celebrate a rich tapestry of music, words and performance in European song. Our Grand Tour of song will showcase the pinnacles of the repertoire while exploring wider cultural and geographical influences. International stars, prize-winning young artists and a wide range of concerts and other related events will take us on this beguiling journey. View the ...