Song at Wolfson: Ted Black & Sholto Kynoch (first performance)
15 July 2021, 18:30 - 19:35
Advanced booking by Friends can be made from Wednesday 23 June at 9am, and general booking opens on Sunday 27 June at 9am. To find out more about becoming a Friend click here.
Please note: this page is for the first performance at 6.30pm: if you wish to book tickets for the 8.30pm performance, please click here.
Tenor Ted Black was recently a finalist in the world-famous Kathleen Ferrier Awards. He is currently singing two major Mozart roles for Opera Wrocław in Poland before he returns to the prestigious Benjamin Britten Opera School at the Royal College of Music.
Ted will bring a fantastic programme of songs including a journey from the bright city lights of Franic Poulenc's Paris, to the USA and Hans Eisler’s Hollywood Songbook, and finally back to England for songs by Ivor Gurney and others.
This performance will be in-person only, with a limited number of tickets to allow social distancing as per the current government guidelines.
As per government guidance you are permitted to attend this event with up to six people from multiple households, or more than six if these people are limited to two households. Please arrive at the venue together to take your seats.
Programmes are included in your ticket price.
Everyone is expected to wear a face covering indoors unless they are exempt from doing so.
If you are displaying symptoms of Covid-19 on the day of the concert, please do not attend, but get in touch with our box office to arrange a refund.
The performance duration is one hour and there will be no interval.
To see more information about our Covid-19 safety measures, please click here.
Please provide a current email address when booking, as we shall be in touch before the concert to confirm the above arrangements and any other specific details to ensure the safety of all in attendance.
Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)Voyage à Paris (FP 107 no.4) from Banalités
Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
Cécile Chaminade (1857 - 1944)Étude de concert, Op. 35 no.2, 'Automne' (Op. 35 no.2)
Henri Dutilleux (1916 - 2013)San Francisco Night
Hanns Eisler (1898 - 1962)Die Stadt ist nach den Engeln genannt
- Diese Stadt hat mich belehrt
Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)De soir (L84) from Proses lyriques
Muriel Herbert (1897 - 1984)Renouncement
Cheryl Frances-Hoad (b. 1980)Marching Through Time from Magic Lantern Tales
Rebecca Clarke (1886 - 1979)The Seal Man
Muriel Herbert (1897 - 1984)I hear an army charging
Hamilton Harty (1879 - 1941)Sea Wrack
Ivor Gurney (1890 - 1937)Lights Out
PianistSholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. In July 2018, Sholto was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in the RAM Honours. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festi... Read Full Biography
TenorBorn and raised in London, tenor Ted Black is a member of the International Opera Studio at the Royal College of Music, additionally supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and Josephine Baker Trust, having previously graduated from both the Royal College of Music and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Ted’s operatic roles include Ferrando, Così fan Tutte (Opera Wrocław), Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni (Opera Wrocław), Grimoaldo, Rodelinda (Royal College of Music), Gonzalve, L’heure Espagnole (Royal College of M... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
Our 2021 season includes the following events - 27 & 28 February - Winter into Spring This event will be livestreamed only. 18 May - A Schubertiade: The Seasons in Song 1 (6pm) This event will be in-person only with social distancing according to government guidelines. 18 May - A Schubertiade: The Seasons in Song 2 (8pm) This event will be i...