Kitty Whately / Sholto Kynoch
05 March 2016, 20:00
Kitty Whately, well established as one of the most exciting mezzos today and a former BBC New Generation Artist, presents a recital that includes songs by Franz Schubert and settings of William Shakespeare, as well as songs by one of today's best-loved composers, Jonathan Dove.
£5 student tickets are available on the door on a first come, first served basis.
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)An Silvia (D891)
- Ständchen ('Horch, horch! die Lerch') (D889)
Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)La mort d'Ophélie (Op.18 no.2)
Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Erich Korngold (1897 - 1957)Under the greenwood tree from Four Shakespeare Songs
- When birds do sing from Four Shakespeare Songs
Joseph Horovitz (b. 1926)Lady Macbeth- A Scena
- ~~~ Interval ~~~
Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
TraditionalMa Bonny Lad
Michael Head (1900 - 1976)A Green Cornfield
John Ireland (1879 - 1962)Earth's Call
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 - 1924)La belle dame sans merci
Mezzo-SopranoKitty Whately trained at Chetham’s School of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the Royal College of Music International Opera School. She won both the Kathleen Ferrier Award and the 59th Royal Overseas League Award in the same year, and was part of the prestigious Verbier Festival Academy where she appeared as Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro and in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy. Kitty was a BBC New Generation Artist from 2013-15, during which time she recorded her debut solo album This Other Eden, made recordings... Read Full Biography
PianistSholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in chamber music and song accompaniment. In addition to a busy performance schedule and a fast-growing discography, he is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, the UK’s most renowned song festival, which recently won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award. In recent years he has appeared at London’s Wigmore Hall, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, the Opéra de Lille... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The Schubert Project will be the biggest ever celebration of the life and music of Franz Schubert. At its core is the UK's first ever complete performance of Schubert's songs, alongside a host of other works. Bringing Schubert’s Vienna to Oxford in a dazzling feast of music, art, theatre, food & drink, this three-week festival is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to immerse you...