Composition workshop with the Faculty of Music
04 March 2016, 10:00 - 13:00
This event will be broadcast from 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.
BaritoneBorn into a musical family, Simon Wallfisch began playing the cello aged 5. At 18 he was awarded a foundation scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music. After graduating as a cellist with Honours in 2004, Simon returned to the Royal College of Music to study voice, gaining a Post-Graduate Diploma. During his studies in London, he was awarded several prizes including The Georg Solti Foundation, Emmy Destinn Foundation, Giuseppe Di Stefano Competition Sicily, The DAAD, Countess of Munster Trust, The English Speaking Union and the R... 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:
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...