Song at Wolfson / Helen Charlston: Haydn, Brahms and Clara Schumann

07 May 2020, 6:00pm 20 June 2024 - 10:21am

The outstanding young mezzo Helen Charlston will perform Haydn's 'cantata' Arianna a Naxos, which explores the dramatic abandonment of the Cretan Princess Ariadne by Theseus, and was an immediate hit when it was written in 1789. Helen, a City Music Foundation Artist and Rising Star of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, also sings a selection of Brahms songs, including favourites 'Von ewiger Liebe' and 'Die Mainacht'. Her programme concludes with the six songs Op.13 of Clara Schumann: following the centenary celebrations of Clara Schumann in 2019, her place as a leading song composer is now firmly established and these are amongst her finest and most poignant songs.

After the concerts at Wolfson, book a table at the nearby Cherwell Boathouse and show your ticket to enjoy a complimentary glass of Gusborne Estate sparkling wine with your dinner. Booking essential: see website for details -

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28 November 2019 | 6:00pm

Song at Wolfson 2019/20

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Song at Wolfson / Tristan Hambleton: Schubert 'Schwanengesang'
20 February 2020, 6:00pm 20 June 2024 - 10:21am

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