Fresh and lively - the Oxford Lieder April Song Weekend, Holywell Music Room, 10-12th April
FRIDAY 10 APRIL 7.30pm Sophie Daneman (soprano) Stephan Loges (baritone) Sholto Kynoch (piano) Schumann: Myrthen A star team for Schumann's most substantial song cycle, Myrthen; his wedding present to his beloved Clara, whose songs also feature in this programme.
SATURDAY 11 APRIL
Young Artist Platform Six exceptional young duos give 40-minute recitals, hoping to be the next Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform winners. Expect a very high level of performance from these artists on the brink of major careers. Full details online. The recitals will be adjudicated by Sophie Daneman and Stephan Loges. Dinner will be available at the Vaults Garden Café in the University Church.
Mary Bevan (soprano) Sholto Kynoch (piano) 'Songs of Mayhem and Madness' Mary Bevan, one of the UK's most exciting young sopranos, performs songs by Purcell, Brahms, Schumann, Schubert and others.
SUNDAY 12 APRIL
1.30pm-6.30pm Masterclass given by Sophie Daneman and Stephan Loges, working with the duos who auditioned on Saturday.
8pm Alessandro Fisher (tenor) Ricardo Gosalbo (piano) Schumann: Dichterliebe Alessandro and Ricardo were winners of the 2013 Young Artist Platform.
More details HERE