A Hungarian Songbook: Dorottya Láng & Sholto Kynoch
18 October 2018, 13:05 - 14:00
This event will be broadcast from The Sheldonian Theatre
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.
Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
- 1. Fekete főd, fehér az én zsebkendőm
- 2. Istenem, Istenem, áraszd meg a vizet
- 3. Asszonyok, asszonyok, had’ legyek társatok, 'Women, women, let me be your companion'
- 4. Annyi bánat a szívemen, 'So much sorrow has bent'
- 5. Ha kimegyek arr’ a magos tetőre, 'If I go up to the high mountains'
- 6. Töltik a nagyerdő útját
- 7. Eddig való dolgom a tavaszi szántás
- 8. Olvad a hó, csárdás kis angyalom
György Ligeti (1923 - 2006)
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)Isten veled (S.299)
- Die drei Zigeuner (S.320)
- Ihr Glocken von Marling (S. 328)
Zoltán Kodály (1882 - 1967)Apró alma lehullott
- Asszony, asszony, ki az ágyból!
- Ifjúság, mint sólyommadár
- Szőlőhegyen keresztül
Mezzo-sopranoThe “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... Read Full Biography
PianistSholto 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
This event is part of a series:
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 ...