Oxford Lieder’s Schubert Project wins RPS Award

Following The Schubert Project, Oxford Lieder’s marathon survey of Schubert’s complete songs, the Festival won the prestigious ‘Chamber Music & Song’ category at the Royal Philharmonic Society Awards. At the awards ceremony at the Brewery in central London, Sholto collected the Award on behalf of the Oxford Lieder Team. He also appeared at the Awards in a pre-recorded performance with Mary Bevan, who won the Young Artist Award.

The Schubert Project

OxfordLieder_SCHUBERT LOGO - ANAThis October, the Oxford Lieder Festival will be the culmination of a long-held ambition and years of planning: The Schubert Project. The UK’s first-ever complete performance of Schubert’s songs features nearly 70 concerts (Sholto will be playing fifteen of those!), around 150 artists and a huge range of other events. Find out more at the Oxford Lieder website.

“Facing the Modern”: curating a series at the National Gallery

Self portrait by Arnold Schoenberg

Self portrait by Arnold Schoenberg

From November this year until January 2014, Sholto will be curating a series of concerts and lecture-recitals at the National Gallery in London, as part of the exhibition of 19th-century Viennese Portraiture; “Facing the Modern”.
Three concerts of chamber music and song in the magnificent Barry Rooms will complemented by two lecture-recitals in the Sainsbury Wing Theatre.

Friday 8th November, 6pm-7.15pm, Barry Rooms
Chamber music by Brahms, Mahler, Schoenberg, Zemlinsky & Johann Strauss

Friday 6th December, 6pm-7.15pm, Barry Rooms
Songs by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Wolf, Schubert, Schoenberg and Zemlinsky

Tuesday 17th December, 1pm-2.15pm, Barry Rooms
An all-Beethoven programme concludes the concert series

Monday 9th December, 1pm, Sainsbury Wing Theatre
Music and discussion

Saturday 11th January 2014, 1pm, Sainsbury Wing Theatre
Music & Discussion