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09. Tara Erraught & Dearbhla Collins

28 February 2021, 19:30 - 21:00


Lunchtime Recital

Evening


This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room


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Live-streamed from the Holywell Music Room, presented by Petroc Trelawny

Tara Erraught is hailed equally in song as in opera, and has given two memorable Oxford Lieder recitals in recent years. On this occasion she is joined by the leading Irish pianist Dearbhla Collins, and their recital will open with a short group of songs performed by the excellent young baritone James Atkinson.

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 21 March (11 April for Pioneer Pass holders). Click here for further information on how tickets will work this year.

Watch James' performance at the Oxford Lieder Festival 2020:


Artist Portrait

Tara Erraught

Tara Erraught

Mezzo-soprano

A rich, radiant voice, expansive range and dynamic stage presence are Tara Erraught’s hallmarks. Her extensive repertoire includes, Mozart, Rossini, Strauss, Bellini, Dvorak, Gounod and Händel as well as contemporary composers. A native of Dundalk, Ireland, she is a graduate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. From 2008 on she was a member of the studio of the Bayerische Staatsoper, where she joined the ensemble in 2010 until 2018. Erraught frequently works with famed German mezzo-soprano Brigitte Fassbaender, expanding... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Dearbhla Collins

Dearbhla Collins

Pianist

Vocal coach at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin, Dearbhla Collins is also Assistant Head of Music at the National Opera Studio in London. Since 2005, she has been the Executive Artistic Director of the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition in Dublin. She is highly regarded internationally as a song pianist; performances include concerts with sopranos Juliane Banse, Anna Devin and Fatma Said; mezzo-sopranos Tara Erraught, Rachel Kelly, Ann Murray and the late Bernadette Greevy; tenors Dean Power, Paul McNamara and Mark ... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

James Atkinson

James Atkinson

Baritone

British baritone James Atkinson studies at the Royal College of Music Opera Studio with Alison Wells. He is a Fishmongers’ Company Scholar and is kindly supported by a Sybil Tutton Opera Award and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust. With the RCM Opera Studio, James has sung the roles of Buonafede (Il mondo della luna), Sam (Trouble in Tahiti), Le Gendarme (Les mamelles de Tirésias) and Blazes (The Lighthouse) and was to perform Ramiro (L’heure espagnole) in March 2020. Other roles include Lysander (The Enchanted Isla... Read Full Biography

Tickets

Tickets
Online Streaming Access £13.00
Online Streaming Access
Under-35s Ticket
£5.00

Festival Passes

Tickets
Online Streaming Access
Pioneer Plus Pass
£100.00
Online Streaming Access
Pioneer Pass
£80.00
Online Streaming Access
Standard Weekend Pass
£40.00
Online Streaming Access
Under-35s Weekend Pass
£15.00

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This event is part of a series:

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To lift the spirits after what is set to be a rather bleak winter, we’ve brought forward our spring weekend and will present another online-only 'mini festival', with eight events over two days broadcast live from the Holywell Music Room, and a special late-night concert from Merton College Chapel. Highlights will include the great German baritone Dietrich Henschel singing Wi...

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