Dame Sarah Connolly, Iestyn Davies, Roderick Williams, Dorothea Röschmann, Elizabeth Llewellyn Headline Oxford Lieder Festival 2022

The Oxford Lieder Festival has announced its 21st season. The season opens with “Culture, Counterculture, and Conviviality,” a two-part event that features a look at the salon culture, followed by a more specific look at that music world through Pauline Viardot’s own involvement. The event features speaker Natasha Loges and such artists as Charlotte Bowden, Alexandria Moon, Zahid Siddiqui, Johnathan {…}

Roderick Williams, Ian Bostridge, Dame Sarah Connolly, Dorothea Röschmann Headline Oxford Lieder Festival’s 2021 Season

The Oxford Lieder Festival has announced its 20th anniversary season, which is set to take place between Oct. 8-23, 2021. Per a press release, the showcase will feature over 80 events with such artists as Ian Bostridge, Dame Sarah Connolly, Dietrich Henschel, Thomas Oliemans, Christoph Prégardien, Dorothea Röschmann, Carolyn Sampson, Anna Stéphany, Camilla Tilling, Robin Tritschler, Roderick Williams, Catriona Morison, Simon Bode, Stuart Jackson, Konstantin Krimmel, and Helen Charlston. In addition to {…}

Ian Bostridge, Carolyn Sampson, & Sarah Connolly Headline Oxford Lieder Festival 2020

(Credit: Marco Borggreve Simon Canetty) The Oxford Lieder Festival is set to present a program of over 40 events streamed over the course of eight days, running from October 10 – 17, 2020. Titled, “Connections Across Time: A Brief History of Song,” the festival will also include live study events, masterclasses, pre-recorded talks and interviews, listening notes, curated playlists, and {…}

For my voice, this role is perfect. The tessitura is better than Alfredo in “La Traviata” because it is higher and I have found it a natural fit and a continuation in my Bel Canto style.

Oxford Lieder Festival Announces 18th Season

The 18th Oxford Lieder Festival has announced its season with a program focused on storytelling and fairy tales, from Norse legend to the Brothers Grimm, from the Grim Reaper to Greek myth. The festival will open with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, with Camilla Tilling and Neal Davies (Oct. 11) performing orchestral songs by Schubert and Grieg. The season {…}