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30. Lotte Betts-Dean, Natalie Burch: Valentin Silvestrov's Quiet Songs

19 October 2022, 21:45 - 22:45

To conclude today’s events, we turn to the Quiet Songs of the leading Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov. This monumental cycle, nearly two hours long, is a contemporary masterpiece. Tonight we will hear a substantial part of the cycle performed by Lotte Betts-Dean (a former Oxford Lieder Young Artist) and Natalie Burch, with a 15-minute introduction given by Philip Ross Bullock. This promises to be an unforgettable occasion.


All our seating is unreserved; please arrive in good time to take your seat. For groups of more than 10, please phone or email the box office to book your tickets.

The event duration is approximately 2 hours and there will be no interval.


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Artist Portrait

Natalie Burch

Natalie Burch


An alumna of Chetham’s School of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Natalie Burch is widely in demand as a collaborative pianist across London and the UK. She won the accompaniment prize at the 2015 Maureen Lehane Awards at Wigmore Hall, was a finalist alongside 2nd Prize winner James Way at the 2017 Kathleen Ferrier Awards and is a 2018 Britten-Pears, Leeds Lieder and Samling Artist. Much in demand as a song specialist she regularly collaborates with a number of award-winning artists. Recent and future projects incl... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Philip Ross Bullock

Philip Ross Bullock


Philip Ross Bullock is Professor of Russian Literature and Music at the University of Oxford, and Fellow and Tutor in Russian at Wadham College. Before coming to Oxford, he taught at University College London and Bangor University, and has held visiting fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and the Institute for Advanced Study in Paris. Philip studied French, German and Russian at Durham University, before going onto to study for a DPhil in Russian Literature at Oxford. He held organ scholarships at both Durham and Oxf... Read Full Biography


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This event is part of a series:

Oxford Lieder Festival: 14 - 29 October 2022

The 21st Oxford Lieder Festival, Friendship in Song: An Intimate Art, invites you to explore song as an art form that grew up among friends, often at special and sociable gatherings, and inspired many composers’ most personal and profound works. We explore friendships between composers, poets and performers, recreate the intimate atmosphere of the salon, and generally enjoy a festive sp...

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