Lunch with Fauré & Schubert: Stephanie Marshall, Gareth Brynmor John & Gary Matthewman
22 October 2015, 12:10 - 13:00
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Stephanie Marshall mezzo-soprano
Gareth Brynmor John baritone*
Gary Matthewman piano
* Please note that Johnny Herford has regretfully had to withdraw from this concert. We are very grateful to Gareth Brynmor John, winner of the 2013 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, for stepping in.
A great trio of artists continue our lunchtime survey of Fauré's complete songs.
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
C'est la paix, Op. 114 (Georgette Debladis)
Le don silencieux, Op. 92 (Jean Dominique)
Les berceaux, Op. 23, no. 1 (René-François Sully-Prudhomme)
Notre amour, Op. 23, no. 2 (Armand Silvestre)
Le secret, Op. 23, no. 3 (Armand Silvestre)
La fée aux chansons, Op. 27, no. 2 (Armand Silvestre)
Mezzo-sopranoWinner of the 2001 Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Scholarship, Stephanie Marshall was a member of the Young Artist Programme at ENO, where she later became a company principal. Stephanie made her debut at the Royal Opera House last season as Gwendolen in Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Her engagements in North America include the title role in The Handmaid’s Tale for the Canadian Opera Company, Proserpina (L’Orfeo) for the Handel and Haydn Society in Boston and Erika (Vanessa) and Nancy (Albert Herring) for Pac... Read Full Biography
BassWinner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award, baritone Gareth Brynmor John studied at St John's College, Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music where, in his final year, he won the Royal Academy of Music Patrons' Award. He recently studied at the National Opera Studio where he was supported by the Royal Opera House. He made his debut with Welsh National Opera singing Schaunard (La Boheme) in Spring 2017, and returned in the following seasons singing Eugene Onegin, Masetto (Don Giovanni) and Papageno (Magic Flute). Recent engagements inc... Read Full Biography
PianistGary Matthewman is one of the UK's leading song pianists. A regular artist at Wigmore Hall, other appearances include New York’s Carnegie Hall, Vienna’s Musikverein, Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre and halls in Prague, Lucerne, Basel, Lisbon, Washington, Toronto, São Paulo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney. His UK Festival appearances include the Aldeburgh, Buxton, Glyndebourne, Leeds Lieder and Oxford Lieder Festivals. Recital partners include Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Thomas Allen, Sumi Jo, Nuccia Focil... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
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...