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…

Songs of Travel: James Platt and Lada Valešová

The second day of Oxford Lieder’s two-day festival, Winter into Spring, heralded the arrival of the season of rebirth and renewal.  If the programme presented by bass James Platt and…

Florian Boesch on Schubert’s Die schˆne M¸llerin

Florian Boesch is singing Schubert’s Die Schˆne M¸llerin at the Oxford Lieder Festival on Sunday 14th October. This won’t be routine. Radically challenging conventional interpretation, Boesch says “I don’t believe…

Ten Years of Celebrating Song: Oxford Lieder Festival 2011

In just ten years, the Oxford Lieder Festival has become Britain’s most important Lieder festival, with an international following.

Oxford Lieder Festival 2010

The Oxford Lieder Festival is small, but is extremely important. It’s quite an achievement, extremely well organized and comprehensive, a model for intelligently-presented festivals of any kind.

Ned Rorem premiere at Oxford Lieder Festival

Ned Rorem’s Evidence of Things Not Seen received its European premiere at the Oxford Lieder Festival.