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Oxford Lieder Festival 2016: The Schumann Project
Oxford Lieder Festival 2016: The Schumann Project
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS FESTIVAL
The first ever comprehensive survey of Robert Schumann's songs. This two-week feast of song, chamber music and related events will explore every aspect of Schumann's music, life and society; an internationally acclaimed cultural event in the heart of Oxford, offering a unique opportunity for fresh appreciation and inspiring discovery.
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
The 15th Oxford Lieder Festival will be The Schumann Project, the first ever comprehensive survey of this great master of song through talks, recitals, master classes, readings, film, festival suppers, theater and more. Offerings include a complete survey of Robert and Clara Schumann's c. 300 songs, an exploration of the wider cultural context during his lifetime, including his relationship with his friends and contemporaries and his mental decline, his role in the Bach revival, his legacy as a music critic, and the effects of the March Revolution of 1848 on his writing. Performers include Anne Sofie von Otter & Julius Drake, Thomas Allen & Malcolm Martineau, Sarah Connolly, Sophie Karthauser & Eugene Asti, Christopher Maltman & Graham Johnson, Mark Padmore & Simon Lepper, Christoph Pregardien & Christoph Schnackertz, Felicity Lott & Eugene Asti, and many others.
LOCATION
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
WEBSITE
https://www.oxfordlieder.co.uk
DATES
Oct 14 - Oct 29, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Sholto Kynoch
GENRES
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$0 to $55
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
https://www.oxfordlieder.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1865 591276
BOOKING CONTACTS
Taya Smith, administrator, taya@oxfordlieder.co.uk
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