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30. Winners of the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform: Joël Terrin & Cole Knutson

15 October 2020, 17:30 - 18:30


Concert

Early Evening


This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room


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Each year, the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform seeks two outstanding duos – young professionals beginning to forge great careers – to be our ‘ambassadors for song’. They give recitals up and down the country in music clubs and festivals, supported by Oxford Lieder and flying the flag for song, as well as for our international partner festivals. Their showcase recitals at the Festival are always a highlight.

This exciting young duo gave an exceptional audition recital earlier this year and we were delighted to appoint them as Oxford Lieder Young Artists. Their performance of Ravel’s Histoires Naturelles was a particular highlight then, and forms the centrepiece of this recital too. Continuing a broad nature theme that also links to today’s Song Connections event, they then perform a wonderful cycle of songs exploring the changing seasons by the composer Derek Holman. Holman was born in Cornwall but lived and worked in Canada from 1965 until his death in June last year. Well-known as a choral conductor, he was a prolific and popular composer. Joël and Cole intersperse his cycle with Brahms songs chosen to reflect on each season in turn.

This concert will be streamed completely live from the Holywell Music Room. Shortly afterwards, it will also be available to watch again (using the same ticket and link) until 1 November 2020. Click here for further information on how tickets will work this year.


Programme


Artist Portrait

Joël Terrin

Joël Terrin

Baritone

The Swiss baritone Joël Terrin studied in Lausanne with Frédéric Gindraux before moving to London to work with Prof. Rudolf Piernay at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on the Artist Diploma course. He sang Melchior in Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, Urbain in Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne, Perrückenmacher in Strauss’s Ariadne aux Naxos and Un Spirito in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo for the Opéra de Lausanne. He also created for a recital for children for the opera company... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Cole Knutson

Cole Knutson

Pianist

Cole Knutson is a versatile musician who has appeared on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the BBC, National Arts Centre, and in recital throughout Canada, the United States, and Europe. He has received masterclasses from artists such as Helmut Deutsch, Julius Drake, Elly Ameling, Robert Holl, Roger Vignoles, Andreas Schmidt, Michael McMahon, Tobias Truniger, and Wolfram Rieger and is an Oxford Lieder and Leeds Lieder Young Artist. Recent and upcoming engagements include participating in Graham Johnson’s prestigious Song-G... Read Full Biography

Tickets

Tickets
General Admission £7.00
General Admission
Under 35s Ticket
£5.00

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Pioneer Pass
£250.00
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Standard Festival Pass
£90.00
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Under 35s Festival Pass
£25.00
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Day Pass - 15 October
£25.00

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This event is part of a series:

Connections Across Time - A Brief History of Song

Over a packed eight days, world-class artists including Benjamin Appl, Ian Bostridge, Sarah Connolly and Roderick Williams will present some 40 concerts and events, from venues across Oxford and completely live. From the comfort of your own home, you will be able to enjoy these concerts live-streamed in the highest quality. We’ll be exploring every possible advantage of this temporary ...

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