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Felicity Lott / Eugene Asti

04 March 2016, 20:00 - 21:30


Concert


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



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A wonderfully varied programme, full of mischief and humour, begins our Spring Weekend of Song, given by Felicity Lott, one of Britain's most celebrated singers, and renowned pianist Eugene Asti.

Please not that due to unforseen personal circumstances Susan Gritton has had to withdraw from this recital. We are very grateful to Dame Felicity Lott for standing in at short notice and are delighted to welcome her back to Oxford. Susan Gritton will still be adjudicating the Young Artist Platform on the 5th and giving the masterclass on the 6th.

At 6pm enjoy a 2-course pre-concert dinner at the Vaults Café, with a glass of wine for £20: this can be purchased with alongside your Pass or concert ticket.

£5 student tickets are available on the door on a first come, first served basis.


Programme


Artist Portrait

Dame Felicity Lott

Dame Felicity Lott

Soprano

Felicity Lott was born and educated in Cheltenham, read French at Royal Holloway College, of which she is now an Honorary Fellow, and singing at the Royal Academy of Music, of which she is a Fellow and a Visiting Professor. Her operatic repertoire ranges from Handel to Stravinsky, but she has above all built up her formidable international reputation as an interpreter of the great roles of Mozart and Strauss. At the Royal Opera House she has sung Anne Trulove, Blanche, Ellen Orford, Eva, Countess Almaviva and under Mackerras, Tate, Davis and... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Eugene Asti

Eugene Asti

Pianist

Eugene Asti studied at the Mannes College of Music, New York with Jeannette Haien where he earned his B.Mus. and M.A. and subsequently studied piano accompaniment with Graham Johnson at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Eugene currently teaches at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is Vocal Accompaniment Coordinator at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and regularly gives masterclasses both in the UK and abroad. One of the foremost accompanists of his generation, he has performed with many great arti... Read Full Biography

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