United Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021  – 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)
United Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021 : 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)
United Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021  – Schubert Fantasie: Pavel Kolesnikov and Samson Tsoy (piano). Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, Oxford 12.10.2021. (CP)
United Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021  – Elgar and Schubert: Polly Leech (mezzo-soprano), Dietrich Henschel (baritone), Lucy Colquhoun and Sholto Kynoch (piano). St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford 12.10.2021. (CR)
United Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021  – 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)
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.
United Kingdom Galuppi, La Diavolessa: Soloists of New Chamber Opera and The Band of Instruments / Steven Devine (conductor/harpsichord). New College, Oxford, 30.6.2021. (CR)
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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