An Italian Songbook: Alessandro Fisher & Gary Matthewman
17 October 2018, 13:05 - 14:00
Luxuriate in the great melodies and beautiful language of Italian song, with music by Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Tosti and Verdi. British/ Italian tenor Alessandro Fisher, past winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Awards and a former Oxford Lieder Young Artist, also includes Reynaldo Hahn’s sensational Venezia in this unmissable programme.
Vincenzo Bellini (1801 - 1835)Malinconia, ninfa gentile
- Per pietà bell'idol mio
- Ma rendi pur contento
Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)Me voglio fa' 'na casa
- Lu trademiento
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)Il poveretto
- Il tramonto
Paolo Tosti (1846 - 1916)'A vucchella
Reynaldo Hahn (1873 - 1947)
TenorA member of the BBC’s New Generation Artists Scheme and an Associate Artist of Classical Opera, Alessandro Fisher won First Prize at the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Awards. He read Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge, where he was a Choral Scholar at Clare College, furthering his studies at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He made his Salzburg Festival debut in 2018 as Lucano L’Incoronazione di Poppea and his operatic engagements have further included Delmiro / Alindo Hipermestra for Glyndebourne Festival O... Read Full Biography
PianistGary Matthewman is one of the UK's leading song pianists. A regular artist at Wigmore Hall, other appearances include New York’s Carnegie Hall, Vienna’s Musikverein, Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre and halls in Prague, Lucerne, Basel, Lisbon, Washington, Toronto, São Paulo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney. His UK Festival appearances include the Aldeburgh, Buxton, Glyndebourne, Leeds Lieder and Oxford Lieder Festivals. Recital partners include Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Thomas Allen, Sumi Jo, Nuccia Focil... 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 ...