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Oxford Lieder relies on the invaluable support of our Friends and Schubert Circle members to ensure the continuing success of the Oxford Lieder Festival. Without this amazing generosity, our work simply would not be possible.


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Please Support the future of Oxford Lieder

Fundamental to our world-class programme is the support of the Friends of Oxford Lieder and The Schubert Circle, alongside Trusts and Foundations. Even with capacity attendance, ticket sales can cover only 35-40% of overall costs, so we are completely reliant on your generosity.

Building on the tremendous success of last October's Festival, 'Tales of Beyond: Magic, Myths and Legends', our 'Song at Wolfson' series, and our Spring Weekend of Song (which from 2020 will be a week long celebration: 'Spring Song'), and looking ahead to October's Festival, 'Connections Across Time: A Brief History of Song', this is an exciting time for Oxford Lieder. The range and scope of events at the Festival is expanding, the Young Artist Platform is increasingly becoming a national platform for song, and more people than ever are attending and taking part in our activities. Beyond that there are plans for residencies at Kings Place in London and elsewhere, and other creative developments in the future as we head towards our 20th Anniversary in 2021, dependent as ever on financial support.

We need your help each year to make all this happen. Please join us as a Friend or Schubert Circle member and become part of Oxford Lieder’s success story. I look forward to getting to know you at future events.

Thank you in advance for your kind support,

Sholto Kynoch

Artistic Director of Oxford Lieder


Gift Aid gives us an extra 25p for every £1 you donate.

The Gift Aid scheme allows Oxford Lieder as a charity to claim a refund on tax the donor has paid on the money given. If you are a U.K. taxpayer and wish to make your donation through Gift Aid, we can claim from Inland Revenue an extra 25 pence for each £1 you give.

This means that £100 can be turned into £125, without costing you more. You must be paying sufficient Income tax and/or Capital Gains tax to cover your donation. Other taxes such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify. Higher rate taxpayers can claim partial tax relief on each donation.

So, to increase the value of your donation, please Gift Aid it. Please complete our Gift Aid declaration confirming that you are willing for us to recover the tax.

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If you would like more information about ways to support Oxford Lieder or do not want to donate online please contact Rebecca Homer: [email protected] or 01865 591 276.