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Debussy & Boulanger: Wolfgang Holzmair & Roger Vignoles

21 October 2018, 13:30 - 14:15


Lunchtime Recital

Lunchtime


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



A recital given by Wolfgang Holzmair is always a special occasion, and this recital also marks the start of his week in residence at the Festival, leading our Mastercourse. Debussy’s Fêtes Galantes and settings of François Villon are interspersed with songs by Lili Boulanger, the astonishing composer prodigy and first female winner of the ‘Prix de Rome’ composition prize, who died in 1918 aged just 24.


Programme


Artist Portrait

Wolfgang Holzmair

Wolfgang Holzmair

Baritone

Wolfgang Holzmair was born in Vöcklabruck, Austria, and studied at the Vienna Academy of Music and Dramatic Art with Hilde Rössel-Majdan (voice) and Erik Werba (lied). He has performed in recital throughout the world with regular appearances in London, Vienna, Lisbon, Amsterdam, New York, Washington, at the Risör Festival (Norway), BathMozart Festival and Oxford Lieder Festival (UK), Menuhin Festival (Switzerland), Bregenz Festival and Carinthian Summer Festival (Austria). Alongside his outstanding artistic relationship with... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Roger Vignoles

Roger Vignoles

Pianist

Roger Vignoles is internationally recognized as one of the world’s most distinguished accompanists. In the course of his distinguished career he has collaborated with such leading singers as Sir Thomas Allen, Barbara Bonney, Kathleen Battle, Christine Brewer, Brigitte Fassbaender, Bernarda Fink, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Dame Felicity Lott and Sarah Walker. He performs extensively at major venues across the world such as the Wigmore Hall, Philharmonie Cologne, Vienna Konzerthaus, Vienna Musikverein, the Royal C... 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 ...