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Song at Wolfson / Anna Cavaliero: Britten, Korngold, Poulenc, Bartók and Walton

30 January 2020, 18:00


Concert

Early Evening


This event will be broadcast from Wolfson College


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A graduate of Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music, Anna Cavaliero also studied with Barbara Bonney at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and has recently returned from a year in the studio of the Opéra National de Lyon. She brings a programme with Britten's On this Island - settings of W.H. Auden - at its heart, alongside music by Bartók, Walton, Poulenc and Korngold. Much of the programme is inspired by folk song or cabaret, and a sense of nostalgia and separation sits alongside an atmosphere of humour and irony.

This concert is presented in association with the City Music Foundation.



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 - cherwellboathouse.co.uk.


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Anna Cavaliero

Anna Cavaliero

Soprano

British-Hungarian soprano Anna Cavaliero was a member of the 2018/19 studio of the Opéra National de Lyon. After graduating from Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music, Anna completed her studies with Barbara Bonney at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. She is a Samling Artist, City Music Foundation Artist 2019, member of the Handel House Talent Scheme, and performs regularly in recital and concert through the Countess of Munster Musical Trust Recital Scheme, Opera Prelude, and Live Music Now. Anna was a 2017-18 Britten-Pears ... Read Full Biography
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Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch

Pianist

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festival and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Opéra de Lille, Kings Place in Lo... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

Song at Wolfson 2019/20

We are delighted our 'Song at Wolfson' series is returning for another year of early-evening song recitals in collaboration with Wolfson College.   The auditorium at Wolfson is an ideal space for song performance: intimate, with excellent acoustics and a fine Steinway piano. The series showcases outstanding singers who are in the early stages of highly suc...

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