Song at Wolfson 2019/20
28th November 2019 - 11th June 2020
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 successful careers and international stars in the making, accompanied by our Artistic Director, Sholto Kynoch. This year's series features Anna Cavaliero (soprano), Helen Charleston, (mezzo-soprano), Felix Kemp (baritone), Frederick Long and Tristan Hambleton (bass-baritones).
Concerts begin at 6pm and last no more than one hour. Tickets cost £10. There is ample parking on site and in the streets nearby.
Thursday 28th November 2019
28 Nov 2019 18:00 | Wolfson CollegeThe exceptional baritone Felix Kemp performs a glorious programme of high romanticism. Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov may be better known for their symphonic and piano music, but they were also at the heart of the great Russian song tradition, and it is a treat to hear a selection of their most beautiful and moving songs. Brahms's Four Serious Songs were the last songs of this masterful compos...
Thursday 30th January
30 Jan 2020 18:00 | Wolfson CollegeA 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 K...
Thursday 20th February
20 Feb 2020 18:00 | Wolfson CollegeTristan Hambleton graduated from the Royal Academy of Music Opera School in 2015 and since then has rapidly established himself as an exciting and versatile artist. He has already performed for Glyndebourne Opera, Nevill Holt Opera, Welsh National Opera and The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, as well as at Bridegwater Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Wigmore Hall, the Auditorium...
Thursday 7th May
07 May 2020 18:00 | Wolfson CollegeThe outstanding young mezzo Helen Charlston will perform Haydn's 'cantata' Arianna a Naxos, which explores the dramatic abandonment of the Cretan Princess Ariadne by Theseus, and was an immediate hit when it was written in 1789. Helen, a City Music Foundation Artist and Rising Star of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, also sings a selection of Brahms songs, including f...