Masterclasses for Amateur Singers
22 October 2016, 02:30 - 17:00
SopranoInternational Early Music Network Young Artists Prize with the fortepianist Olga Tverskaya, which led to her first CD recording of Haydn’s English and Scottish Songs. Mhairi has performed in opera houses and concert halls worldwide with such companies as English National Opera, Les Arts Florissants, The Gabrieli Consort & Players, The Academy of Ancient Music, The Early Opera Company and The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and with many leading conductors such as William Christie, Sir Charles Mackerras, Paul McCreesh, Jane Glover an... Read Full Biography
BaritoneBorn in Edinburgh, Henry Herford read Classics and English at Cambridge before training at the Royal Northern College of Music, where he won the Gold Medal for Singing. His operatic career began at Glyndebourne with the Forester The Cunning Little Vixen under Simon Rattle, and he has since performed around 80 roles with opera companies throughout Britain and Europe, including Covent Garden, Glyndebourne and Scottish Opera, notably the Count Figaro, Guglielmo Così, Don Giovanni, Germont Traviata, Silvio Pagliacci, Dr Falke Fledermaus ... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
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...