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Winterreise: Robert Holl & Graham Johnson

14 October 2018, 20:00


Concert

Evening


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Saint John the Evangelist

Iffley Road,
Oxford,
OX4 1EH



It is always sure to be a memorable occasion when these two towering figures of the song world, who bring such mastery to their interpretations, come together. This is especially true when they are performing Schubert’s great masterpiece, Winterreise, a work that has transfixed audiences since its composition in 1827 and remains a pinnacle of the song repertoire.


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Artist Portrait

Robert Holl

Robert Holl

Bass

Robert Holl was born in Rotterdam. In 1971 he won the First Prize at the International Vocal Competition in s’-Hertogenbosch, followed by studies with Hans Hotter in Munich. In 1972 he won the First Prize at the International Music Competition of the German Broadcasting Association (ARD) in Munich, which resulted in television and radio engagements and orchestral concerts. Between 1973 and 1975 he was a member of the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich. After numerous years as a sought-after concert singer and Lieder recitalist, in the 198... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Graham Johnson

Graham Johnson

Pianist

Described as "that peerless song accompanist” by the Daily Telegraph (November 2015) Graham Johnson is recognised as one of the world’s leading vocal accompanists. Born in Rhodesia, he came to London to study in 1967. After leaving the Royal Academy of Music, his teachers included Gerald Moore and Geoffrey Parsons. In 1972 he was the official pianist at Peter Pears' first masterclasses at the Snape Maltings, which brought him into contact with Benjamin Britten – a link which strengthened his determination to accomp... Read Full Biography

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 ...