Graham Johnson


'...the indefatigable Graham Johnson - the one-man powerhouse behind a remarkable flowering of accompanied performance and recording over the past four decades.' (Michael Church, The Independent).

Already acclaimed not only as one of the foremost accompanists of our day but also for his major contribution to the development of the song repertoire, Graham Johnson has most recently completed his major recording project of the complete lieder of Schubert for the Hyperion label and has embarked on a similar project of recording the complete lieder of Schumann. He was made an OBE in the 1994 Queen's Birthday Honours list and in 2002 he was created Chevalier in the Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French Government.  He was also made an Honorary Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society in February 2010. In 2013 he was awarded honorary doctorates by Durham University and The New England Conservatory, and was recipient of The Wigmore Hall Medal.

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    Oxford Lieder Festival 2014


Wigmore Hall, London

Gretchen am Spinnrade D118  
Nachtesang D119
Das Geheimnis D250 
Das Mädchen aus der Fremde D252
Entzückung an Laura D390
Elysium D584
Thekla D595   
Der Blumenbrief D622
Hoffnung D637
*** Interval ***
Ihr Grab D736
Der Wachtelschlag D742
Die Rose D745
Die Liebe hat gelogen D751
Du liebst mich nicht D756
Die Mutter Erde
Vergißmeinnicht D792   

Christiane Karg, Soprano
Graham Johnson, piano

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