The Songmakers Almanac: Graham Johnson
04 April 2020, 11:00 - 13:00
Graham Johnson’s Songmakers Almanac set a new standard for inventive programme and song performance when he established it in 1976. Today, he gives an illustrated talk on the history, artists, programmes and performances of this revered group…
*Please note, the Mastercourse Pass does not include any evening concerts or the Mastercouse concert on Saturday 4 April 2020.
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...