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Thursday 19th October 2017

11:30 AM

Baudelaire: From the Depths of Beauty

Lunchtime Study Event

19 Oct 2017 11:30 | The Weston Library: Lecture Theatre

Presented in association with the Bodleian Libraries.  In the 150th anniversary of Baudelaire's death, Helen Abbott leads two sessions exploring the poet's appearances in the music of Berg and Debussy and looking more widely at the influence and dissemination of his work. Is Baudelaire the last of the Romantic French poets? How does his work end up in Vienna? What influences ...

1:10 PM

Baudelaire In Song: Sophie Karthäuser, Eugene Asti & Doric String Quartet


19 Oct 2017 13:10 | Holywell Music Room

A dream team of artists visit Paris and Vienna. The programme is bound by the work of Charles Baudelaire, who died 150 years ago and whose poetry is set in Alban Berg's stunning Lyric Suite and Debussy's Wagnerian songs of 1887–9, the Cinq Poèmes de Baudelaire. 

5:30 PM

Haydn & Beethoven: Doric String Quartet

Chamber Music Early Evening

19 Oct 2017 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

'Please note that this programme has changed from that advertised in the Festival brochure   The Doric String Quartet are the leading quartet of their generation, appearing on major stages the world over, and they are firm favourites in the Lieder Festival's chamber music series. Today, they perform one of Haydn's great quartets, Op. 64 no. 6, alongside Beethove...

Festive Supper


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