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2016 Spring Weekend of Song

4th - 6th March 2016

Renowned recitalists, emerging talent, auditions for the next generation of star artists,
masterclasses and more; a mid-year fix for song fanatics.

UNDER 35s:

A special trial offer for our Spring Weekend. £5 tickets are available on the door for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday recitals at 8pm, for anyone aged under 35 and all students. No need to book; just turn up (with some ID!).

Friday 4th March 2016

10:00 AM

Composition workshop with the Faculty of Music

04 Mar 2016 10:00 | Holywell Music Room

Baritone Simon Wallfisch and pianist Sholto Kynoch perform new works by composers from the Faculty of Music. In this workshop setting they are also joined by Professor Martyn Harry; together they give feedback to these aspiring young song composers. All are welcome to this fascinating event.

2:00 PM

‘Song as Performance’; a study event held in collaboration with TORCH

04 Mar 2016 14:00 | Okinaga Room

On the eve of this year's Young Artist Platform, Oxford Lieder is pleased to host an afternoon of talks dedicated to the topic of song as a form of performance. It's easy to think of song as a form of text - whether musical or literary - but this approach sometimes leaves out the equally important idea of song as a powerful encounter between performers and audience that is capable of ex...

Saturday 5th March 2016

11:15 AM

Auditions for the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform

05 Mar 2016 11:15 | Holywell Music Room

Six exceptional young duos give audition recitals, open to the public and adjudicated by Susan Gritton and Eugene Asti. We received an unprecedented number of high calibre applications this year and have selected six outstanding duos to give a 40-minute recital.  AUDITION RECITAL SCHEDULE 11.15am to 11.55am: Suzanne Fischer, soprano & Panaretos Kyriatzidis, piano ...

Sunday 6th March 2016

12:30 PM

Masterclass given by Susan Gritton and Eugene Asti

06 Mar 2016 12:30 | The Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College

The six duos who auditioned for the Young Artist Platform now have a chance to work with Susan Gritton and Eugene Asti in a public masterclass. 12.30 to 1.30pm: Christine Zerafa, piano 1.30pm to 2.30pm: Chloë Treharne, mezzo-soprano & Lana Bode, piano 2.30pm to 3.30pm: Julien van Mellaerts, baritone & Lucy Colquhoun, piano Break 4pm to 5pm: Lorena...