Mastercourse Day 6 with Joan Rodgers & Simon Lepper
03 April 2020, 10:00 - 17:00
Lead Tutor: Joan Rodgers
Holywell Music Room
Guest Tutor: Simon Lepper
Harris Manchester College Chapel
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. 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
PianistSimon read music at King’s College Cambridge. He is a professor of collaborative piano at the Royal College of Music, London where he also co-ordinates the collaborative piano course. Since 2003 he has been an official accompanist for the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. Recent performance highlights include an invitation from the Wigmore Hall, London to present a three concert project on the songs of Joseph Marx; a recital tour with baritone Stéphane Degout which included the Ravinia and Edinburgh Festivals; his ... Read Full Biography
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Mastercourse Morning Session
Mastercourse Afternoon 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...