Mastercourse Day 3 with Joan Rodgers & Julius Drake
31 March 2020, 10:00 - 17:00
Lead Tutor: Joan Rodgers
Holywell Music Room
Guest Tutor: Julius Drake
Harris Manchester College Chapel
Today’s Guest Tutor is Julius Drake, one of the world’s leading accompanists. He is a Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and at the University for Music and the Performing Arts in Graz, Austria.
Our two venues are only a few minutes’ walk from each other and observers are welcome to move between sessions with Joan Rodgers and Julius Drake, which run concurrently.
*Please note, the Mastercourse Pass does not include any evening concerts or the Mastercouse concert on Saturday 4 April 2020.
SopranoInternationally 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
PianistThe “collaborative pianist nonpareil” (The New Yorker) Julius Drake lives in London and enjoys an international reputation as one of the finest instrumentalists in his field, collaborating with many of the world’s leading artists, both in recital and on disc. He appears regularly at all the major music centres and festivals: the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Munich, Schubertiade, and Salzburg Music Festivals; Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Centre New York; The Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam and Philarmonie, Berlin; the Châtale... Read Full Biography
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Mastercourse Afternoon Session
Mastercourse Morning Session
This event is part of a series:
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...