Olivia Boen and Robin Tritschler complement each other in Oxford’s concert of bold and enriching contrast

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021 [5] – Various, To the Distant Beloved: Olivia Boen (soprano), Robin Tritschler (tenor), Dylan Perez and Roger Vignoles (piano). St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford, 22.10.2021 (CR)

Robin Tritschler (tenor) and Roger Vignoles (piano)

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Mahler is the highlight of Marta Fontanals-Simmons and Sholto Kynoch’s memorable recital at Oxford

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021 [4]: Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo-soprano) and Sholto Kynoch (piano). Performed at St John the Evangelist, Oxford, 21.10.2021 and livestreamed by TallWall Media (directed by Simon Wall). (JPr)

Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo-soprano) and Sholto Kynoch (piano)

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With the backdrop of Nature, soprano Siân Dicker and tenor Ian Bostridge bring love to the fore in Oxford

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021 [1] – Beethoven, Robert Schumann, Felix & Fanny Mendelsohn, & Clara Schumann: Siân Dicker (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Krystal Tunnicliffe and Imogen Cooper (piano). St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford 11.10.2021 (CR)

Ian Bostridge (tenor) and Imogen Cooper (piano) at Oxford Lieder Festival 2021

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20th Oxford Lieder Festival – 8 to 23 October 2021

Nature’s Songbook – 20th Oxford Lieder Festival from 8 to 23 October 2021 

  • Oxford Lieder, the UK’s biggest festival of song, marks its 20th year with its most ambitious programme to date, featuring more than 100 events, both in-person and livestreamed
  • 20 new works will be premiered across the 20th-anniversary season, including five major song cycles
  • World-class singers and pianists, alongside emerging stars, take to the stage for song recitals, complemented by piano, chamber and choral works
  • An extensive series of Song Connections events forges links between music, poetry, nature, art, language and science, ensuring multiple access points to the world of song
  • A flexible range of ticket prices starting at just £3 for online streaming access, with a choice of discounts & concessionary rates, makes the Festival accessible to all.

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20th Oxford Lieder Festival – 8 to 23 October 2021

The 20th Oxford Lieder Festival: Nature’s Songbook

The Oxford Lieder Festival (8 – 23 October 2021) will celebrate its 20th anniversary this autumn. Celebrating the magical art of song, an astonishing array of artists will appear in more than 80 events, encompassing the great song cycles of Schubert and Schumann, the riches of fin-de-siècle Paris, the epic landscapes of Scandinavia and the vibrant sphere of American song.

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