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Schools Project Concert

14 October 2016, 17:00 - 17:30


This event will be broadcast from The Sheldonian Theatre

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Over the past weeks and months, local school children have been developing their own song cycle, creating words and music in collaboration with our amazing worshop leaders. Come and support them and be inspired by the wonderful creativity of these young people as they give a performance of their own work, joined by renowned baritone Mark Stone.

This event is FREE and all are welcome to attend (no ticket required).

Last year's Schools Project final concert in the Sheldonian was a highlight of the Festival:

Artist Portrait

Mark Stone

Mark Stone


Baritone Mark Stone was born in London and studied Mathematics at King's College, Cambridge, and singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In 1998 he was awarded the Decca Prize at the Kathleen Ferrier Awards. Recent operatic engagements include his first foray into Wagner roles last season with acclaimed role debuts as Gunther in Götterdämmerung at the Grand Théâtre de Genève and Alberich Das Rheingold at the Longborough Festival. He also sang Papageno Die Zauberflöte with the Welsh Natio... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

The Schumann Project

The Schumann Project: 14-29 October 2016 The fifteenth Oxford Lieder Festival will be the Schumann Project, a unique survey of Schumann's complete songs. The Schumann Project will explore Schumann's life and times, his friends and contemporaries, his influences and his legacies, and his literary and artistic interests. This two-week feast of song will feature Oxford Lieder's trad...

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