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Spring Weekend of Song: Young Artist Platform Audition Recitals - Session III

11 April 2015, 15:15 - 17:00


This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room

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The 2015 Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform Auditions

Six exceptional duos at the start of major careers have been shortlisted to give a 40-minute programme. Adjudicators Sophie Daneman & Stephan Loges will appoint two duos to be Oxford Lieder’s ‘ambassadors for song’, giving recitals around the country as well as at the Lieder Festival. A wonderful chance to hear these emerging stars in a wide range of songs.


4.15pm: Anna Harvey (mezzo-soprano) & Chad Vindin (piano)

Les nuits d'été, Hector Berlioz
The Lark in the Clear Air, Phyllis Tate
King David, Herbert Howells
Роза и Соловей (The Rose and the Nightingale), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Растворил я окно (I opened the window), Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Die Nachtigall, Alban Berg
Ein Schwan, Edvard Grieg
The Cuckoo, Madeleine Dring
Johnny, Benjamin Britten
Bird Scarer’s Song, Benjamin Britten

5.15pm: Josep-Ramon Olivé (baritone) & Ben-San Lau (piano)

Die schöne Magelone Op.33 (selection), Johannes Brahms
Calligrammes FP.140, Francis Poulenc
Cançó de capvespre, Ricard Lamote de Grignon
Camins de fada, Eduard Toldrà

Session I: 11.15am & 12.15pm Session II: 2pm & 3pm Adjudication: 6.15pm

Supper at the Vaults & Garden Café: 6.30pm - 7.40pm

Please join us for dinner between the Young Artists Platform Auditions and the evening concert at the Vaults and Gardens Café (6.30pm-7.40pm). A hot meal is available (£10 meat / £9 vegetarian) and can be booked at the Holywell Music Room during the day up to 4.15pm, or by email. Your dinner will be waiting for you after the Young Artist Platform adjudication and you will have plenty of time to enjoy this before returning for the 8pm concert.

Passes are available for The Spring Weekend of Song, which provides access to all events from Friday 10 April to Sunday 12 April 2015. Passses can be purchased through our box office and are priced at £55.

This event is part of a series:

2015 Spring Weekend of Song

For those still suffering withdrawal symptoms after the Schubert Project, help is at hand in this weekend celebration of song! With three superb evening recitals, the nail-biting auditions for the next Young Artist Platform winners, and a fascinating masterclass, there's much to look forward to. The weekend pass offers excellent value for those looking for true immersion. We look forward to...

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