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THE SCHUBERT PROJECT: 10th October - 1st November 2014

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After a thrilling 2013 Festival, all eyes are now on The Schubert Project; next year's Lieder Festival will be an extended three-week celebration of the master of song, featuring every song Schubert wrote, the first time such a project has been undertaken in the UK.

Oxford Lieder Young Artists at the Lieder Festival and beyond

Winners of the 2013 Young Artist Platform will be giving recitals at the Lieder Festival on 15th October (Fisher/Gosalbo), 23rd (Coad/Drott) and 24th (Kim/Taniyama). Our Young Artists from 2012 and 2013 also have various forthcoming concerts elsewhere in the UK, supported by Oxford Lieder. Details below...

Exclusive Sarah Connolly recordings

Sarah ConnollyMezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly and pianist Eugene Asti gave a stunning recital at the 2011 Oxford Lieder Festival. The concert was recorded, and two tracks are now exclusively available to Oxford Lieder supporters. These two wonderful Mahler songs - "Die Gute nacht, die ich dir Sage" and "Ich Atmet' einen Linden Duft" - are free to listen to on this site. Click the titles below to download these tracks.

Passes for the 2011 Oxford Lieder Festival are now on sale

This year's festival dates are Friday 14th - Saturday 29th October. The brochure is in the process of being designed, and the full line-up will be announced here soon, but here's an idea of the shape of the festival fortnight to whet your appetite:

The opening weekend features all the songs Schubert composed from Die schöne Müllerin (written in 1824) until his death in 1828. Featuring 9 concerts in 3 days, this weekend will be a glorious start to the festival!