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Keeping you safe at OLF 2021

At this year's Festival, 8-23 October, we'll be marking our 20th anniversary with an amazing fortnight packed with more than 100 events. With all events presented in person as wel...


The 20th Oxford Lieder Festival: 8–23 October 2021

We're delighted to announce that booking is now open for this year's Oxford Lieder Festival, which will mark the start of a truly spectacular 20th anniversary season. View all events and...


18 May - Welcoming you back to live music

We're thrilled to announce that we'll be resuming live performances, with socially distanced audiences on Tuesday 18 May. Join us in Oxford for a fabulous all-Schubert programme of songs an...


New collaboration with Waterperry Opera Festival

We're pleased to be collaborating with Waterperry Opera Festival on two exciting projects this summer. Oxford Lieder Young Artists Siân Dicker (soprano), Ted Black (tenor) and Krystal...


Supporting Oxford Lieder Young Artists

Support for Oxford Lieder Young Artists Thanks to a generous grant from the Kowitz Family Foundation, we have been able to offer grants to recent Oxford Lieder Young Artists. At an extremely cha...


Suckling's 'The Tuning' wins Scots New Music Award

We're delighted that Martin Suckling's song cycle The Tuning, which was commissioned by Oxford Lieder, was chosen to receive The Dorico Award for Small / Medium Scale Work sponsored by Stei...


Spring Song: Important announcement

SPRING SONG 2020 CANCELLED A MESSAGE FROM OXFORD LIEDER'S ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, SHOLTO KYNOCH: With great regret, we are having to cancel Spring Song. This is an enormous disappointment bu...


Young Artist Platform 2020 Winners Announced

After a fabulous day of recital auditions for our Young Artist Platform, we're delighted to announce the 2020 winners: Siân Dicker (soprano) & Krystal Tunnicliffe (piano) Jo&eum...


Date for your diary: Oxford Lieder Festival 2020

Oxford Lieder Festival Connections Across Time: A Brief History of Song 9 - 24 October 2020 Music and poetry unite and collide across centuries, from the Baroque to the Enlightenment to the ...


Song at Wolfson series

We are delighted to continue our series of early-evening song recitals in collaboration with Wolfson College. The auditorium at Wolfson is an ideal space for song performance: intimate, with e...


Cheryl Frances-Hoad announced as Associate Composer

We are delighted to welcome Cheryl Frances-Hoad as Oxford Lieder's first Associate Composer. Over the next three years, Cheryl will write a number of commissioned works, beginning with two worl...


Young Artist Platform 2019 Winners Announced

After a fabulous day of recital auditions for our Young Artist Platorm, we're delighted to announce the 2019 winners: Lotte Betts-Dean (mezzo-soprano) & Joseph Havlat (piano) Ema Niko...


2018 Oxford Lieder Festival Programme Announced

We are delighted to announce the full programme for the 17th Oxford Lieder Festival, The Grand Tour: A European Journey in Song, 12-27 October 2018.   All events are now listed on our websit...


Young Artist Platform 2018 Winners Announced

After a fabulous day of recital auditions for our Young Artist Platorm, we're delighted to announce the 2018 winners: Jessica Dandy (contralto) & Dylan Perez (piano) Harriet Burn...


Current Vacancy

LEARNING AND PARTICIPATION CO-ORDINATOR Oxford Lieder seeks a new team member at an exciting time of development and expansion. The Learning and Participation Co-ordinator will play a vital role...