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Mastercourse Day Two

28 October 2015, 10:00 - 17:30


Masterclass


This event will be broadcast from Jacqueline du Pré Music Building


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Led by Robert Holl & Roger Vignoles

Guest tutor: Ann Murray

The second day of public sessions on this year’s mastercourse. Coachings will take place in the Jacqueline du Pré Building, Magdalen College School and St John the Evangelist. Parking will be available at MCS throughout the week.


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Robert Holl

Robert Holl

Bass

Robert Holl was born in Rotterdam. In 1971 he won the First Prize at the International Vocal Competition in 's-Hertogenbosch, followed by studies with Hans Hotter in Munich. In 1972 he won the First Prize at the International Music Competition of the German Broadcasting Association (ARD) in Munich, which resulted in television and radio engagements and orchestral concerts. Between 1973 and 1975 he was a member of the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich. After numerous years as a sought-after concert singer and Lieder recitalist, in the 1980s... Read Full Biography
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Roger Vignoles

Roger Vignoles

Pianist

Roger Vignoles is one of the most distinguished piano accompanists of our time. In a career spanning five decades he has become recognized throughout the world as a leading exponent of the art of song. He has appeared at all the world’s principal venues and festivals, from the Concertgebouw to Carnegie Hall, and with many of the world’s foremost artists, such as Sir Thomas Allen, Barbara Bonney, Christine Brewer, Florian Boesch, Bernarda Fink, Elina Garanca, Susan Graham, Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Angelika Kirchschlager, Dame Feli... Read Full Biography
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Ann Murray

Ann Murray

Mezzo-Soprano

Ann Murray was born in Dublin and studied with Frederick Cox at the Royal Manchester College of Music. She has established close links with both the English National Opera, for whom she has sung the title roles in Handel Xerxes and Ariodante and Donizetti Maria Stuarda, and with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where her roles have included Cherubino (Mozart Le nozze di Figaro), Dorabella (Mozart Cosi fan tutte), Donna Elvira (Mozart Don Giovanni), Rosina (Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia), Octavian (Strauss Der Rosenkavalier), Child (Ra... Read Full Biography

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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