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Wednesday 17th October

6:30 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

17 Oct 2018 18:30 | The Vaults and Garden Café

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

Thursday 18th October

10:30 AM

Language Lab: Hungarian

Free Events

18 Oct 2018 10:30 | Ashmolean Museum Café

Our final Language Lab explores Hungarian with Zsuzsanna Varga, preparing us for today’s lunchtime concert.

11:00 AM

Sculpture as Music

Study Event

18 Oct 2018 11:00 | Ashmolean Museum: Lecture Theatre

Alice Hiller explores how Croatian-Hungarian émigré sculptor Oscar Nemon composed 'by ear'. Nemon, famous for sculpting figures from Churchill to Beerbohm to the Queen, lived briefly on Holywell Street before establishing his studio just outside Oxford. Alice Hiller illustrates his sculptural journey from Osijek to Oxford via Vienna and Brussels. Oscar Nemon composed ...

1:05 PM

A Hungarian Songbook: Dorottya Láng & Sholto Kynoch

Lunchtime

18 Oct 2018 13:05 | 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.    

3:00 PM

A Literary Love Affair

Study Event

18 Oct 2018 15:00 | The Weston Library: Lecture Theatre

Carol Tully explores the nineteenth-century European love affair with the literature of Spain and its impact on the reading and listening public of the age.

5:30 PM

Spanish Dances: Sophie Rosa & Sholto Kynoch

Chamber Music Early Evening

18 Oct 2018 17:30 | Saint John the Evangelist

The first event in our Spanish evening, held in collaboration with SJE Arts, is a programme of passionate Spanish music for violin and piano, played by virtuoso violinist Sophie Rosa. Music by Manuel de Falla, Pablo Sarasate and others ranges from foot-stomping dances to extraordinary lyricism.

9:15 PM

A Spanish Wine Tasting

Late Night

18 Oct 2018 21:15 | Saint John the Evangelist

Between tonight's song recital and late-night flamenco, while the stage is reset, enjoy two excellent Spanish wines, introduced by wine expert Amy Matthews.

9:45 PM

Flamenco

Late Night

18 Oct 2018 21:45 | Saint John the Evangelist

Presented by Camino del Flamenco Round off this exhilarating evening with drink in hand, and an astonishing display of singing, dancing and playing by the artists of one the UK’s most respected flamenco groups, the Camino del Flamenco.

Friday 19th October

10:30 AM

Parry and the Art of the English Lyric: Jeremy Dibble

Study Event

19 Oct 2018 10:30 | The Weston Library: Lecture Theatre

Jeremy Dibble, an acknowledged authority on Parry’s life and music, gives an introductory talk on this pre-eminent English composer and his major contribution to the song repertoire. This starts a day that features a range of events marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Hubert Parry. One of Britain’s most significant composers and a fascinating, contradictory character, P...

1:05 PM

My Heart is Like a Singing Bird: Mary Bevan, Nicky Spence & William Vann

Lunchtime

19 Oct 2018 13:05 | The Sheldonian Theatre

Our lunchtime concert today explores the songs of Parry, but also the music of those who influenced him – notably Johannes Brahms – contemporaries such as Stanford, and those who followed in his footsteps, including Vaughan Williams and Ireland.

3:00 PM

Parry’s Lost World

Pre-concert Talks Study Event

19 Oct 2018 15:00 | The Weston Library: Lecture Theatre

Hubert Parry composed his Songs of Farewell - six motets for unaccompanied choir - over the final decade of his life. Robert Quinney explores this late masterpiece in the context of Parry’s declining health and the political and social upheaval of the early twentieth century.

5:30 PM

Songs of Travel: Nicholas Mogg & Jâms Coleman

Early Evening

19 Oct 2018 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

Former Oxford Lieder Young Artists, both now increasingly well known as exceptional musicians, perform the Songs of Travel by Parry’s student, Ralph Vaughan Williams. Composed between 1901-1904, they mark some of his earliest songs, but also his most accomplished and enduringly popular.

6:00 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

19 Oct 2018 18:00 | The Vaults and Garden Café

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

Saturday 20th October

10:45 AM

Exploring Nordic Song

Study Event

20 Oct 2018 10:45 | Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

Join us for a fascinating exploration of the great song traditions of the Nordic lands. Across the day, we introduce and hear songs from Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland, all with outstanding singers performing in their mother tongue, and expert speakers giving background and context to each section. There is so much glorious music to be heard, with song at the heart of the musical his...

5:30 PM

A Nordic Piano Tour: Bengt Forsberg

Chamber Music Early Evening

20 Oct 2018 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

The legendary Swedish pianist Bengt Forsberg takes us on a whirlwind tour of Nordic piano music, including works by Jón Leifs, Rued Langgaard, Emil Sjögren, Agathe Backer Gröndahl and Selim Palmgren. N.B. A 'Nordic Day Pass' is available to purchase for £60 which will enable you to attend all talks and concerts (excluding meals) at the festival on 20th Octobe...

6:30 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

20 Oct 2018 18:30 | The Vaults and Garden Café

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

10:00 PM

Sounding North: The Carice Singers

Late Night

20 Oct 2018 22:00 | New College Ante Chapel

Under their director George Parris, the Carice Singers have gained an enviable reputation for superb performances and imaginative programming. In ‘Sounding North’, they conclude our Nordic exploration with a stunning programme of choral music which, in New College Chapel, is the ideal way to finish an exhilarating day. N.B. A 'Nordic Day Pass' is available to purchase f...

Sunday 21st October

10:00 AM

10am Cushion Concert for Under 5s: Emma Stannard, Keval Shah, Aliye Cornish

Families & Children

21 Oct 2018 10:00 | Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

This performance is for children under 5 years old.  Please see the morning's schedule below for details of the later performance for children over 5 years old.  Presented in association with the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building Explore the human voice, the piano, singing, playing, words and music in a fun family morning as part of the well-established Cu...

11:00 AM

11am Cushion Concert for Under 5s: Emma Stannard, Keval Shah, Aliye Cornish

Families & Children

21 Oct 2018 11:00 | Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

This performance is for children under 5 years old. Please see the morning's schedule below for details of the later performance for children over 5 years old.  Presented in association with the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building Explore the human voice, the piano, singing, playing, words and music in a fun family morning as part of the well-established Cushion Concerts s...

12:00 PM

12pm Cushion Concert for Over 5s: Emma Stannard, Keval Shah, Aliye Cornish

Families & Children

21 Oct 2018 12:00 | Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

This performance is for children over 5 years old. Please see the morning's schedule below for details of the two performances for children under 5 years old.  Presented in association with the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building Explore the human voice, the piano, singing, playing, words and music in a fun family morning as part of the well-established Cushion Concerts se...

1:30 PM

Debussy & Boulanger: Wolfgang Holzmair & Roger Vignoles

Lunchtime

21 Oct 2018 13:30 | Holywell Music Room

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’ compositio...

3:00 PM

Meet the Students

Mastercourse

21 Oct 2018 15:00 | The Oakeshott Room, Lincoln College

An introductory session for the nine exceptional duos taking part in this year’s Mastercourse. Wolfgang Holzmair will work briefly with each duo, and this is an ideal chance to hear these talented young artists at the start of their week-long journey in song.

3:00 PM

Bring & Sing

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Free Events Participation Events

21 Oct 2018 15:00 | Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

The stage is yours: Our hugely popular Bring and Sing concerts offer enthusiastic amateur singers the chance to give a short performance in a superb concert hall, in front of an invited audience in a supportive and non-competitive atmosphere. Members of the public are very welcome to attend this free and varied concert.

5:30 PM

Young Artist Platform: Harriet Burns & Michael Pandya

Early Evening

21 Oct 2018 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

The second winning duo of the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform (see also Sunday 14 October), who stood out in an exceptional field of applicants for the scheme, give their showcase recital. Their programme includes songs by Wolf and Dvořák.

6:30 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

21 Oct 2018 18:30 | St Stephen's House

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

Monday 22nd October

10:00 AM

Mastercourse Day One

Mastercourse

22 Oct 2018 10:00 | The Oakeshott Room, Lincoln College

We are delighted to welcome back the world-renowned baritone Wolfgang Holzmair, acclaimed as a brilliant teacher as well as a hugely admired singer, to lead this year’s Mastercourse, working each day with talented young professional singers and pianists. Each day also features a guest tutor: today, the pianist Roger Vignoles. All are warmly encouraged to attend these fascinating sessions....

1:05 PM

Heimat: Benjamin Appl & James Baillieu

Lunchtime

22 Oct 2018 13:05 | The Sheldonian Theatre

Benjamin Appl has rapidly established himself as one of today’s most exciting and in-demand singers. His debut album for Sony Classical, ‘Heimat’, is in part an autobiography in song and today we hear a concert version of this, with music from Schubert to Warlock to Grieg.

5:30 PM

Nuits d'Afrique: Ailish Tynan, Adam Walker, Brian O'Kane and James Baillieu

Chamber Music Early Evening

22 Oct 2018 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

An astonishing team of artists assemble for this concert, including star flautist Adam Walker. They perform Ravel’s Chansons Madécasses - ‘Madagascan Songs’ - scored for the unusual ensemble of voice, flute, cello and piano. They also include a new cycle by the Master of the Queen’s Music, Judith Weir: Nuits d’Afrique. This was written for the same forces as...

6:30 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

22 Oct 2018 18:30 | St Stephen's House

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

Tuesday 23rd October

10:00 AM

Mastercourse Day Two

Mastercourse

23 Oct 2018 10:00 | Various

Led by Wolfgang Holzmair Guest tutor: Eugene Asti This year, for the first time, sessions will take place in the centre of town, in the Oakeshott Room at Lincoln College and in the Chapel at Trinity College. Two teaching sessions run concurrently and members of the public are welcome to move between them. 

1:05 PM

Paris to Lisbon: Alison Rose & James Cheung

Lunchtime

23 Oct 2018 13:05 | The Sheldonian Theatre

Presented in association with Garsington Opera We welcome back soprano Alison Rose as a recipient of Garsington Opera’s prestigious Leonard Ingrams Foundation Award. Alison is also a former Oxford Lieder Young Artist. Her programme today, joined by exceptional pianist James Cheung, takes in Debussy’s stunning Proses lyriques – settings of his own poetry – and includes...

5:30 PM

Schubert at Home: The Phoenix Piano Trio

Chamber Music Early Evening

23 Oct 2018 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

Schubert’s Piano Trio No.1 in B flat, D898, is one of his best-loved chamber works. Written in the final year of the composer’s life, it is a piece that ranges from the upliftingly extrovert to the sublimely intimate. Joined by members of Schubert & Co. ahead of this evening's 7.30pm concert, the Phoenix Piano Trio also perform a selection of Beethoven’s arrangeme...

6:30 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

23 Oct 2018 18:30 | The Vaults and Garden Café

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

Wednesday 24th October

10:00 AM

Mastercourse Day Three

Mastercourse

24 Oct 2018 10:00 | Various

Led by Wolfgang Holzmair Guest tutor & speaker: Helen Abbott This year, for the first time, sessions will take place in the centre of town, in the Oakeshott Room at Lincoln College and in the Chapel at Trinity College. Two teaching sessions run concurrently and members of the public are welcome to move between them.  Today’s Mastercourse session begins with a talk (10am-...

1:05 PM

Brahms, Martin & Ravel: Milan Siljanov & Nino Chokhonelidze

Lunchtime

24 Oct 2018 13:05 | The Sheldonian Theatre

The Swiss-Macedonian bass-baritone Milan Siljanov and Georgian pianist Nino Chokhonelidze were winners of the 2015 Wigmore Hall International Song Competition. Today they present the dramatic Six Monologues from Jedermann by the Swiss composer Frank Martin, alongside Ravel’s Don Quichotte à Dulcinée, and songs by Johannes Brahms.

5:30 PM

Gounod & Georgina: Sophie Daneman, William Morgan, Simon Robson, Sholto Kynoch

Early Evening

24 Oct 2018 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

In the bicentenary of his birth, find out more about Charles Gounod and his turbulent relationship with the scandal-prone English singer, campaigner and litigator Georgina Weldon, through this narrated recital devised and written by Henrietta Bredin. Enjoy the highs and lows of this unlikely relationship, while taking in songs written by an undisputed master of melody who, despite being th...

6:30 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

24 Oct 2018 18:30 | St Stephen's House

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

9:45 PM

Le Chat Noir: Raphaela Papadakis & William Vann

Late Night

24 Oct 2018 21:45 | The Mad Hatter

To round off this extraordinary day, enjoy a cocktail and some Satie - who performed in the original club ‘Le Chat Noir’ - Poulenc and even Piaf, in the intimate setting of the Mad Hatter bar.

Thursday 25th October

10:00 AM

Mastercourse Day Four

Mastercourse

25 Oct 2018 10:00 | Various

Led by Wolfgang Holzmair Guest tutors: Véronique Gens (morning) Susan Manoff (afternoon) This year, for the first time, sessions will take place in the centre of town, in the Oakeshott Room at Lincoln College and in the Chapel at Trinity College. Two teaching sessions run concurrently and members of the public are welcome to move between them. 

1:05 PM

Sonnets in Song: Daniel Norman & Christopher Gould

Lunchtime

25 Oct 2018 13:05 | New College Ante Chapel

Daniel Norman and Christopher Gould, known as a superb and insightful duo, explore the role of the sonnet in song: a great meeting of poetry and music. Their programme ranges from settings of Petrarch by Schubert and Liszt, to Britten’s ecstatic settings of Michelangelo, to Parry’s little known collection of sonnets by Shakespeare.

5:30 PM

Viola and Voice: Clare McCaldin, Simon Tandree, Libby Burgess

Early Evening

25 Oct 2018 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

The Dutch composer Julius Röntgen was a friend of Brahms, a central figure in the Dutch music world, and a much-admired if now neglected composer. In the spirit of Brahms, he wrote a series of pieces for voice, piano and viola: the Lyrische Gänge, only recently rediscovered. We hear these wonderful pieces alongside Brahms’ much better-known songs for the same ensemble, as well a...

6:30 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

25 Oct 2018 18:30 | The Vaults and Garden Café

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

Friday 26th October

10:00 AM

New Music Workshop

Free Events

26 Oct 2018 10:00 | The Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College

Co-presented with the Oxford University Faculty of Music and the Centre for Comparative Criticism and Translation Ross Griffey leads a workshop with four talented composers from the Faculty of Music who have been working with four poets. Their new works are performed ahead of a discussion between the composers, the performers and Ross Griffey. A fascinating and multi-layered event, open...

1:05 PM

A Heine Liederkreis: Julien Van Mellaerts & Gamal Khamis

Lunchtime

26 Oct 2018 13:05 | The Sheldonian Theatre

Presented in association with the Kathleen Ferrier Awards Julien Van Mellaerts achieved the impressive feat in 2017 of winning both the Kathleen Ferrier Awards and the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition. Today, he and Gamal Khamis perform Schumann’s glorious settings of Heine, his Liederkreis Op.24. They also present two songs by Ross Griffey, setting Rupert Brooke, Shakespear...

3:00 PM

The Composer Speaks

Free Events

26 Oct 2018 15:00 | The Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College

Ross Griffey, interviewed by Martyn Harry, discusses his work to date, past research – including looking at the meeting of music and government policy in the United States – and his plans for the Albi Rosenthal Fellowship at the Bodleian Library.

3:45 PM

The Composer Presents

Free Events Chamber Music Early Evening

26 Oct 2018 15:45 | The Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College

Ross Griffey introduces his settings of Walt Whitman, his Poem for solo cello, and a witty whirlwind of medical ailments: A Catalogue of Agonies, for voice and harpsichord

5:30 PM

Owen-Apekisheva Duo: Katya Apekisheva & Charles Owen

Chamber Music Early Evening

26 Oct 2018 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

The UK’s pre-eminent piano duo performs two sensational works for two pianos: Rachmaninov’s First Suite, and Debussy’s three Nocturnes, arranged by Maurice Ravel. A stunning finale to our rush-hour chamber music series.

6:30 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

26 Oct 2018 18:30 | The Vaults and Garden Café

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

Saturday 27th October

12:00 PM

Mastercourse Concert

Lunchtime Mastercourse

27 Oct 2018 12:00 | Holywell Music Room

Introduced by Wolfgang Holzmair The culmination of our week-long residential Mastercourse is always a highlight of the Festival. This year’s wonderful and varied programme will be selected by the course leader, Wolfgang Holzmair, reflecting the best of what he has heard over the week. Come and listen to nine exceptional duos at the end of an immersive and inspirational course. This ...

4:30 PM

Lobo Requiem: Choir of The Queen’s College & Owen Rees

Sacred music

27 Oct 2018 16:30 | The Queen's College Chapel

Portuguese composer Duarte Lobo was one of the most significant renaissance choral composers, and his Requiem is a masterpiece that was also a hugely popular work in antiquarian circles in England and France well into the nineteenth century. Performed by the renowned Choir of The Queen’s College, Oxford, this continues our tradition of a requiem performance on the final day of the Festiva...

6:00 PM

Festive Supper

Suppers

27 Oct 2018 18:00 | St Stephen's House

A convivial and excellent-value way to enjoy a hot meal between the afternoon and evening recitals. Throughout the Festival, it is possible to reserve your place for one of our Festival Supper partners: The Vaults and Garden Café, St Stephen’s House and Arbequina. Please book your supper online by midnight the day before. We cannot guarantee supper places on the day, though s...

Sunday 18th November

11:00 AM

Oxford Lieder at Fairlight Hall: Edward Grint sings Finzi and Schumann

Lunchtime

18 Nov 2018 11:00 | Fairlight Hall

Edward Grint is one of the most exciting bass-baritones of the new generation, an alumnus of King’s College, Cambridge, and the Benjamin Britten Opera School at the Royal College of Music. He performs two songs cycles where the meeting of poet and composer is truly symbiotic: Gerald Finzi’s settings of Thomas Hardy and one of Robert Schumann’s first forays into the poetry of H...

Thursday 22nd November

6:00 PM

Song at Wolfson: Edward Grint sings Finzi and Schumann

Early Evening

22 Nov 2018 18:00 | Wolfson College

Edward Grint is one of the most exciting bass-baritones of the new generation, an alumnus of King’s College, Cambridge, and the Benjamin Britten Opera School at the Royal College of Music. He performs two songs cycles where the meeting of poet and composer is truly symbiotic: Gerald Finzi’s settings of Thomas Hardy and one of Robert Schumann’s first forays into the poetry of H...

Sunday 27th January 2019

11:00 AM

Oxford Lieder at Fairlight Hall: Alice Privett sings Schubert, Strauss and Wolf

Lunchtime

27 Jan 2019 11:00 | Fairlight Hall

Soprano Alice Privett made a sensational impression at last year’s Oxford Lieder Festival, giving an exceptional performance of Schoenberg’s seminal Pierrot Lunaire as well as stepping in at short notice for songs by Zemlinsky. Alice grew up in Hastings and is delighted to be giving this recital on ‘home turf’. With Schubert’s birthday just a few days awa...

Thursday 31st January 2019

6:00 PM

Song at Wolfson: Alice Privett sings Schubert, Strauss and Wolf

Early Evening

31 Jan 2019 18:00 | Wolfson College

Soprano Alice Privett made a sensational impression at 2017’s Lieder Festival with an extraordinary performance of Schoenberg’s seminal Pierrot Lunaire as well as stepping in at short notice for songs by Zemlinsky with the Piatti Quartet. We celebrate Schubert’s birthday today, with songs that include his famous settings of the character Mignon, from Goethe’s e...

Thursday 28th February 2019

6:00 PM

Song at Wolfson: Rozanna Madylus sings Alma and Gustav Mahler, Lili Boulanger and Rebecca Clarke

Early Evening

28 Feb 2019 18:00 | Wolfson College

Rozanna Madylus was a winner of the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform in 2012. Since then, we’ve been delighted to watch her burgeoning career in song and opera, are delighted to welcome her back for this recital. She sings Mahler’s peerless settings of Friedrich Rückert, alongside songs by his wife Alma Mahler. Also included in the programme are songs by Lili Boulanger,...

Sunday 10th March 2019

11:00 AM

Oxford Lieder at Fairlight Hall: Rozanna Madylus Sings Alma and Gustav Mahler, Lili Boulanger and Rebecca Clarke

Lunchtime

10 Mar 2019 11:00 | Fairlight Hall

Rozanna Madylus was a winner of the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform in 2012. Since then, we’ve been delighted to watch her burgeoning career in song and opera, are delighted to welcome her back for these recitals. She sings Mahler’s peerless settings of Friedrich Rückert, alongside songs by his wife Alma Mahler. Also included in the programme are songs by Lili Boulanger, th...

Sunday 5th May 2019

11:00 AM

Oxford Lieder at Fairlight Hall: Joshua Owen Mills sings Fauré, Poulenc and Quilter

Lunchtime

05 May 2019 11:00 | Fairlight Hall

The tenor Joshua Owen Mills was a member of the prestigious Opera Studio at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, and is already in great demand and becoming widely known for his Mozart roles and concert repertoire. He sings a selection of songs by Beethoven, including some of his settings of Goethe, that give the lie to the idea that Beethoven was not a great song composer. We also hear Faur&eacu...

Thursday 9th May 2019

6:00 PM

Song at Wolfson: Joshua Owen Mills sings Fauré, Poulenc and Quilter

Early Evening

09 May 2019 18:00 | Wolfson College

The tenor Joshua Owen Mills was a member of the prestigious Opera Studio at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, and is already in great demand and becoming widely known for his Mozart roles and concert repertoire. He sings a selection of songs by Beethoven, including some of his settings of Goethe, that give the lie to the idea that Beethoven was not a great song composer. We also hear Faur&eacu...

Sunday 9th June 2019

11:00 AM

Oxford Lieder at Fairlight Hall: Rowan Pierce sings Schumann and Grieg

Lunchtime

09 Jun 2019 11:00 | Fairlight Hall

Rowan Pierce gave a sensational performance of English song last year and we’re delighted that she returns to close this season. She will sing Schumann’s great cycle Frauenliebe und –leben,  ‘A woman’s life and love’, settings of the Franco-German poet and botanist Adelbert von Chamisso. She also includes Edvard Grieg’s six German songs. ...

Thursday 13th June 2019

6:00 PM

Song at Wolfson: Rowan Pierce sings Schumann and Grieg

Early Evening

13 Jun 2019 18:00 | Wolfson College

Rowan Pierce gave a sensational performance at the 2016 Oxford Lieder Festival, alongside Malcolm Martineau, Dame Ann Murray and Sir Thomas Allen, and we’re delighted that she returns to close this season. She will sing Schumann’s great cycle Frauenliebe und –leben,  ‘A woman’s life and love’, settings of the Franco-German poet and botanist Ade...