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Mastercourse Day 2 with Joan Rodgers & James Baillieu

30 March 2020, 10:00 - 17:00


Masterclass

Mastercourse




Lead Tutor: Joan Rodgers
Holywell Music Room

Guest Tutor: James Baillieu
Harris Manchester College Chapel

Pianist James Baillieu is the first of our Guest Tutors this year, following his recital with Ailish Tynan on Saturday. James is a Professor at the Royal Academy of Music and the head of the song programme at the Verbier Festival’s Atelier Lyrique.

Our two venues are only a few minutes’ walk from each other and observers are welcome to move between sessions with Joan Rodgers and James Baillieu, which run concurrently.

SPRING SONG PASSES

A Full Spring Song Pass is available to purchase for £190 representing the best value for the best value for those attending all Spring Song Events.

A Mastercourse Pass* is available to purchase for £45: the best value for those attending 9 sessions or more throughout the week.

An Evening Concert Pass is also available for £165.


All Spring Song Passes are available to purchase on the Booking page.

*Please note, the Mastercourse Pass does not include any evening concerts or the Mastercouse concert on Saturday 4 April 2020.

Artist Portrait

Joan Rodgers

Joan Rodgers

Soprano

Internationally renowned, Joan Rodgers is equally established in opera, concert, and as a recitalist. After graduating from the University of Liverpool with an Honours degree in Russian she entered the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and in 1981 she won the Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Scholarship. Joan Rodgers made her professional debut in 1982 as Pamina in a new production of Die Zauberflöte at the Festival of Aix en Provence, following which she rapidly established herself throughout Europe. International operatic en... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

James Baillieu

James Baillieu

Pianist

Described by The Daily Telegraph as ‘in a class of his own’ James Baillieu has been the prize-winner of the Wigmore Hall Song Competition, Das Lied International Song Competition, Kathleen Ferrier and Richard Tauber Competitions. He was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) in 2010 and in 2012 received a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship and a Geoffrey Parsons Memorial Trust Award. In 2016 he was shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Society Outstanding Young Artist Award. Born in South Africa, J... Read Full Biography

Tickets

Call: 01865 591 276

Tickets
General Admission
Mastercourse Afternoon Session
£5.00
General Admission
Mastercourse Morning Session
£5.00

This event is part of a series:

Spring Song 2020

We’re thrilled to present this newly expanded Spring Song festival, which features outstanding concerts every evening and is the new home of our renowned residential Mastercourse. We welcome exceptional artists for the concert series, several of whom also appear as guest tutors on the Mastercourse. The course is led by the acclaimed soprano Joan Rodgers and a special day of participati...