The Grand Tour: A European Journey in Song

International stars including Louise Alder, Sarah Connolly, VÈronique Gens,
James Gilchrist, Thomas Oliemans, Christoph PrÈgardien, Kai R¸¸tel, Carolyn
Sampson, Toby Spence and Camilla Tilling, together with prize-winning young
artists, take part in a wide range of concerts and related events.

Sholto Kynoch, founder and Artistic Director of the Festival, has just been
been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in the Academy’s 2018

New collaboration with the Bodeleian Library

In a new collaboration with the Bodleian Library, Oxford Lieder is
co-hosting the Albi Rosenthal Fellowship: a three-month residency at the
Bodleian, this year specifically for a composer. American composer Ross S.
Griffey has been appointed and, as well as his residency at the Bodleian
Library, in October he will lead a composition workshop at the Oxford
Lieder Festival and give a talk on his research, with some of his existing
work being heard. Following the residency, Oxford Lieder will commission a
major new cycle – based on his research in the Bodleian – to be premiered
at the 2019 Festival.

Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform Winners

Oxford Lieder presents other events throughout the year, including a Spring
Weekend of Song, as well as recitals across the country through the Oxford
Lieder Young Artist Platform. Exceptional young professional duos apply for
the Young Artist Platform, and this year’s winners – selected though
45-minute audition recitals at the Spring Weekend – are: Harriet Burns
(soprano) and Michael Pandya (piano) and Jessica Dandy (contralto) and
Dylan Perez (piano). They give a series of recitals in music clubs,
societies and festivals nationally, as well as showcase recitals at the
Festival in October.

Festival passes are already on sale from / 01865

General booking opens on 1 June 2018.

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