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Tuesday 17th October 2017

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1:10 PM

Serious Songs: Ashley Riches & Sholto Kynoch


17 Oct 2017 13:10 | Holywell Music Room

BBC New Generation Artist Ashley Riches is one of the bright stars of the song world. His programme includes Brahms' extraordinary Four Serious Songs, settings of biblical texts that he wrote in 1896, his last songs. Also included are songs by Schubert and Dvorák.   
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3:00 PM

Brahms's Late Idyll

Free Events Study Event

17 Oct 2017 15:00 | The Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College

Natasha Loges discusses themes of nostalgia, idyll and resignation in Brahms’s late works, against the backdrop of his adoptive home Vienna. Her talk will be illustrated with songs sung by mezzo-soprano Emma Stannard. 
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5:30 PM

Brahms & The Clarinet

Chamber Music Early Evening

17 Oct 2017 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

Brahms was inspired to come out of his self-imposed retirement by the playing of the clarinettist Richard Mühlfeld. Several works for clarinet followed, among them his glorious Clarinet Trio, Op.114 (1891), heard here alongside a movement of Zemlinsky’s Clarinet Trio and Schubert’s evergreen Shepherd on the Rock. 

Festive Supper


17 Oct 2017 18:30 | The Vaults and Garden Café