Winterreise with Matthew Hargreaves and Sholto Kynoch

21 October 2012 - 8:00pm - 9:15pm
£22 (conc. £19)
Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Matthew Hargreaves

Matthew Hargreaves (bass-baritone)
Baritone / Bass

Matthew Hargreaves was born in London and began singing as a chorister at Westminster Abbey. He later went on to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Rudolph Piernay‚ where he won several prizes including an award from the Wolfson Foundation. He was a finalist in the 1996 International Coloratura Singing Competition in Luxembourg‚ and was the winner of the Decca Prize in the 1997 Kathleen Ferrier Award Competition.

Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch (piano)
Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in chamber music and song accompaniment. In addition to a busy performance schedule and a fast-growing discography, he is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, the UK’s most renowned song festival.

7pm (free): Pre-concert talk given by Laura Tunbridge

Franz Schubert: Winterreise

Schubert’s Winterreise is a staple highlight of every Lieder Festival, and is performed tonight by exceptional baritone Matthew Hargreaves, who gives his debut performance at the Festival.

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