Spring Weekend of Song: Mary Bevan & Sholto Kynoch
11 April 2015, 19:00 - 20:30
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Mary Bevan soprano
Sholto Kynoch piano
‘Songs of Mayhem and Madness’
Purcell, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Strauss and others take a look at the world when all is not as it seems! This programme explores the highways and byways of the mind through a range of composers and poets, performed by Mary Bevan, one of Britain’s most exciting young singers.
Please join us for dinner between the Young Artists Platform Auditions and the evening concert at the Vaults and Gardens Café (6.40pm-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.
SopranoPraised by Opera for her “dramatic wit and vocal control”, British soprano Mary Bevan is internationally renowned in baroque, classical and contemporary repertoire, and appears regularly with leading conductors, orchestras and ensembles around the world. She is a winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist award and UK Critics’ Circle Award for Exceptional Young Talent in music and was awarded a MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list in 2019. In the 2019/20 season, Bevan makes her role debut as ... Read Full Biography
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. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festival and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Opéra de Lille, Kings Place in Lo... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
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...