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Events by Category: Lunchtime

Forthcoming - Lunchtime

Sunday 13th October

1:15 PM

11. Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms: Tara Erraught & James Baillieu


13 Oct 2019 13:15 | Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

Sensation Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught, who gave the closing recital of last year's Festival, and pianist James Baillieu perform selected songs by Clara Schumann, as well as Brahms's passionate Ziegeunerlieder.

Monday 14th October

1:05 PM

16. The Fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen: Lotte Betts-Dean & Joseph Havlat


14 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

Winners of this year’s Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform, Lotte Betts-Dean and Joseph Havlat are already being hailed as bright stars of the song world. Their programme of Danish fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen includes music by Prokofiev, Schumann, Nielsen and even Kate Bush.

Tuesday 15th October

1:05 PM

21. A Young Man's Exhortation: Ben Johnson & Roger Vignoles


15 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

A star duo performs a recital of English song, including Michael Tippett’s ‘Cantata’ for tenor and piano, Boyhood’s End, written in 1943 for Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears. Gerald Finzi’s settings of Thomas Hardy in his cycle A Young Man’s Exhortation dwell on the passage of time and the twilight of life, summed up in its closing words: ‘And mourn not...

Wednesday 16th October

1:05 PM

26. Sibelius and Rachmaninov: Jacques Imbrailo & Alisdair Hogarth


16 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

Jacques Imbrailo, recent star of the Royal Opera's acclaimed production of Billy Budd, and Alisdair Hogarth make a much-anticipated return to the Festival in a wonderful programme of songs by Sibelius and Rachmaninoff, including the high drama of ‘Svarta Rosor’ (‘Black Roses’) and the haunting ‘V molchan’i nochi taynoy’ (‘In the sile...

Thursday 17th October

1:05 PM

31. The Schumanns: Alessandro Fisher & Ashok Gupta


17 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

Alessandro Fisher is a former Oxford Lieder Young Artist and current BBC New Generation Artist. He and prize-winning pianist Ashok Gupta present songs by Clara Schumann as well as Robert Schumann’s settings of Heine in his Liederkreis Op.24. They also include Schumann settings of Eduard Mörike, ahead of our afternoon study event exploring this fascinating and significant poet, and th...

Friday 18th October

1:05 PM

37. Nature's Beauty: James Newby & Simon Lepper


18 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

Presented in association with BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists   The exceptional young baritone James Newby, a current BBC New Generation Artist, joins Simon Lepper for a programme full of flora and fauna, including Poulenc’s witty Le bestiaire and songs by Brahms, Schubert, Mahler and Finzi. Watch James Newby sing Poulenc's La Grenouillère: [youtube url=ht...

Saturday 19th October

10:45 AM

41. Schubert & Mortality: Imogen Cooper, James Gilchrist, Anna Tilbrook & Lorraine Byrne Bodley


19 Oct 2019 10:45 | Holywell Music Room

10.45am - 11.20am Internationally acclaimed for her interpretations of Schubert, pianist Imogen Cooper begins her trilogy of the composer’s last three piano with the darkly turbulent C minor Sonata, D958.NB: the other two performances at 5.15pm and 10pm are ticketed separately.     11.30am - 12.30pm Unresting Death: On Schubert’s Final Years. Eminent Schuber...

Monday 21st October

1:05 PM

53. Invitation Au Voyage: Marie-Laure Garnier & Célia Oneto Bensaid


21 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

Presented in association with the Académie Orsay-Royaumont and the Institut Français Royaume Uni   Marie-Laure Garnier returns to the Festival following a sensational performance of Debussy songs in 2018, this time with pianist Célia Oneto Bensaid. Their concert is under the banner of the Académie Orsay-Royaumont, a year-long course for exceptional young d...

Tuesday 22nd October

1:05 PM

58. Shéhérazade: Caitlin Hulcup & Gary Matthewman


22 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

We are delighted to welcome back the renowned mezzo-soprano Caitlin Hulcup and leading pianist Gary Matthewman. At the heart of their programme is Ravel’s vibrant and evocative Shéhérazade, conjuring the exotic world of the Thousand and One Nights, the Persian king Shahryar and his young bride Scheherazade. Other songs of queens, knights and mystical lands feature, by Schuma...

Wednesday 23rd October

1:05 PM

63. French Fables: Jess Dandy & Sholto Kynoch


23 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

Presented in association with the University of Birmingham   Contralto Jess Dandy, an Oxford Lieder Young Artist, is fast emerging as one of the most exciting young singers today. Her programme features settings of Baudelaire, including the world premiere of a new song by our Associate Composer, Cheryl Frances-Hoad. She and Sholto Kynoch also perform settings of the seventeenth-centu...

Thursday 24th October

1:05 PM

69. The Rose and the Willow: Mercedes Gancedo & Beatriz Miralles


24 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

Prize-winning Argentinian soprano Mercedes Gancedo and exciting young pianist Beatriz Miralles have been the Young Artists in Residence at the LIFE Victoria Festival in Barcelona. They present songs by the Spanish composer Xavier Montsalvatge and the Argentinian Alberto Ginastera. At the heart of the programme, the masterful songs of Ginastera’s compatriot Carlos Guastavino, including the...

Friday 25th October

1:05 PM

73. Solitude: Ilker Arcayürek & Hartmut Höll


25 Oct 2019 13:05 | Holywell Music Room

Austrian tenor Ilker Arcayürek has been described by The Guardian as ‘in a class of his own’, and Opera Now wrote of him, in their list of Top Ten Rising Stars, as a ‘golden and natural lyric tenor’. We are delighted that he will give his Festival debut with the world-renowned pianist Hartmut Höll. Their all-Schubert programme includes the Beethoven-inspired &l...

Saturday 26th October

11:00 AM

78. The Boy's Magic Horn


26 Oct 2019 11:00 | Holywell Music Room

We explore the Grimm Brothers’ fairy-stories and wonder-tales, and the magical language of Des Knaben Wunderhorn, the collection of folk poetry first published in Heidelberg. Joanna Neilly and Anthony Phelan will trace the sources and resources that reinvent German language and identity in these Heidelberg years when the Romantic movement pioneered a style for later important song poets. ...

Sunday 1st December

11:00 AM

Oxford Lieder at Fairlight Hall: Felix Kemp sings Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov


01 Dec 2019 11:00 | Fairlight Hall

Felix Kemp and Sholto Kynoch perform Brahms' Vier ernste Gesänge and songs by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov.   To buy tickets, please visit the Fairlight Hall website.