Mastercourse Day 6 with Joan Rodgers & Simon Lepper
03 April 2020, 10:00 - 17:15
Lead Tutor: Joan Rodgers
Holywell Music Room
Guest Tutor: Simon Lepper
Harris Manchester College Chapel
Morning Session 10.00 - 12.55
Lunch 12.55 - 13.40 (45 minutes)
Afternoon Session 13.40 - 17.15
Simon Lepper, Head of Collaborative Piano at the Royal College of Music, is renowned as a teacher and pedagogue as well as one of today’s leading song pianists. We are delighted to welcome him as this year’s final guest tutor.
Our two venues are only a few minutes’ walk from each other and observers are welcome to move between sessions with Joan Rodgers and Simon Lepper, 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. She has appeared in concert with conductors including Solti, Barenboim, Mehta, Harnoncourt, Mackerras, Ashkenazy, Salonen and Rattle and has been a regular guest at the BBC Proms. Operatic engagements have included engagements at the Royal Opera House, English National Opera, Opera North and Glyndebourne in Britain, Paris, Munich, Brussels, Amsterdam and Vienna in Europe, and the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Joan Rodgers has also appeare... Read Full Biography
PianistSimon read music at King’s College, Cambridge before studying piano accompaniment with Michael Dussek at the Royal Academy of Music and later with Ruben Lifschitz at the Fondation Royaumont. He is a currently professor of collaborative piano and a vocal repertoire coach at the Royal College of Music, London where he also in charge of the collaboarative piano course. Since 2003 he has been an official accompanist for the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition Performance highlights have included an invitation from the Wigmor... Read Full Biography
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