Mastercourse Day 5 with Joan Rodgers & Graham Johnson
02 April 2020, 10:00 - 17:00
Lead Tutor: Joan Rodgers
Holywell Music Room
Guest Tutor: Graham Johnson
Harris Manchester College Chapel
Graham Johnson is internationally renowned as pianist, scholar and pedagogue. Today he shares his experience and insights with our Mastercourse students.
Our two venues are only a few minutes’ walk from each other and observers are welcome to move between sessions with Joan Rodgers and Graham Johnson, 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
PianistDescribed as "that peerless song accompanist” by the Daily Telegraph (November 2015) Graham Johnson is recognised as one of the world’s leading vocal accompanists. Born in Rhodesia, he came to London to study in 1967. After leaving the Royal Academy of Music, his teachers included Gerald Moore and Geoffrey Parsons. In 1972 he was the official pianist at Peter Pears' first masterclasses at the Snape Maltings, which brought him into contact with Benjamin Britten – a link which strengthened his determination to accomp... Read Full Biography
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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...