Schumann Liederkreis – Oxford Lieder Festival 2022
Dorothea Röschmann soprano
Malcolm Martineau piano
Jeeyoung Lim bass-baritone
Elenora Pertz piano
Grammy Award-winning soprano Dorothea Röschmann is one of the world’s leading singers, recently described as ‘absolutely magnificent’ (The Herald). With pianist Malcolm Martineau, she has given two sensational recitals at previous Festivals and we are thrilled to welcome them both back. They include Schumann’s settings of Eichendorff, the Op. 39 Liederkreis (‘Song Circle’): one of the many masterpieces of 1840, Schumann’s annus mirabilis, this cycle is full of nature and landscape, mystery and yearning. They also perform selected songs by Schumann’s friend and protégé Johannes Brahms.