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Royal Academy of Music Recital

30 October 2015, 17:30


This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room

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Olivia Warburton mezzo-soprano
Michael Mofidian bass-baritone
Jonathan Palmer Lakeland piano

In a programme devised by Richard Stokes, prize-winning students from the Royal Academy of Music, and members of the RAM's prestigious 'Song Circle' explore the songs of Johannes Brahms. Olivia Warburton and Michael Mofidian both appeared in masterclasses at The Schubert Project in 2014 and stood our for their exceptional singing and natural affinity for telling stories through song.


Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Am Sonntag Morgen
An die Nachtigall
In stiller Nacht
An eine Äolsharfe
Ach, wende diesen Blick
Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht

Über die Heide
Nicht mehr zu dir zu gehen
O kühler Wald
Mit vierzig Jahren
Kein Haus, keine Heimat
Ich weiss mir ein Maidlein

Da unten im Tale
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Olivia Warburton

Olivia Warburton


Olivia Warburton studied on the Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music with Caitlin Hulcup, Yvonne Howard and Jonathan Papp. She was a recent prize winner at the 1st International Haydn Competition in Vienna, and won the Alice Gamble and Andrew S Sykes awards for outstanding achievement at the RAM. Recent operatic roles include the title role in Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges and Ino in Handel’s Semele for Royal Academy Opera. In 2018, Olivia made her debut as Teseo at the London Handel Festival under Davi... Read Full Biography
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Jonathan Palmer Lakeland

This event is part of a series:

2015 Festival: Singing Words: poets and their songs

Singing Words: Poets and their Songs celebrates the glorious and varied poetry of song and emphasises this unique meeting of words and music. Following the triumph of last year’s ‘The Schubert Project’ and our recent Royal Philharmonic Society Award, we are pleased to present another stellar array of world-renowned artists in the heart of Oxford. Many of the programmes are bas...

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