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Schools Project Concert

14 October 2016, 17:00 - 17:30


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The Sheldonian Theatre

Broad Street
Oxford, OX1 3AZ

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


“Mark Stone’s recital of songs by Quilter, Butterworth and Finzi was marked by his clarity of articulation and strong instinct for characterisation… The poignancy of Butterworth’s settings of A.E. Housman, as in ‘The Lads in their Hundreds’ came through. The moments when he could unleash the full operatic power of his voice were the most impressive.” Rian Evans, The Guardian Baritone Mark Stone was born in London and studied mathematics at King's College, Cambridge, and singing... 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...