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Debussy And His Muse – Oxford Lieder Festival

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  • Price: £5 - £25
  • Date: Sat, Oct 13, 2018
  • Venue: Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
  • Location: Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford
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Debussy And His Muse The Story of Achille Debussy and Blanche Vasnier in words and music Written and Performed by Gillian Keith, Soprano Accompanied by Simon Lepper, piano Directed by Nina BrazierGillian returns to the Oxford Lieder Festival with pianist Simon Lepper to perform her moving and poignant show ‘Debussy And His Muse’, a theatrical recital exploring the extraordinary relationship between high soprano Blanche Vasnier and a young Claude Debussy.

Part of a day commemorating the life and music of Claude Debussy, this programme – already performed to great acclaim – includes some of Debussy’s most ravishing songs, written for Mme Vasnier.

 

Blanche Vasnier