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Schubert's Harper Songs

23 October 2016, 16:15 - 16:45

Two outstanding students from the Royal College of Music, Kieren Rayner (baritone) & Lucy Colquhoun (piano) perform Schubert's powerful settings of Goethe.

Also see exceptional students from the prestigious Royal Academy of Music perform Brahms's Liebeslieder Walzer at the Holywell Music Room on 24th October.

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Artist Portrait

Lucy Colquhoun

Lucy Colquhoun


Lucy Colquhoun graduated from the Royal College of Music, studying with Roger Vignoles. During her time at the College she won all the major prizes for piano accompaniment, including the Alisdair Graham Prize for Piano Accompaniment (English Song), the Joan Chissel Schumann Prize and the Titanic Memoriam Prize in the Lies Askonas Singing Competition. Lucy was also recipient of the Douglas and Hilda Simmonds Award, the Kendall Taylor Award, and a scholarship from the Honourable Society of the Knights of the Round Table. This year she was wi... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Kieran Rayner

Kieran Rayner

New Zealand baritone Kieran Rayner has just completed a Masters in Performance with Distinction at the Royal College of Music, where he studied with Russell Smythe and was a Stephen Catto Memorial Scholar. He also graduated with degrees in Music and English Literature at the New Zealand School of Music and Victoria University of Wellington in 2011. In 2012-13 he was an Emerging Artist with NZ Opera. He is grateful for the support of the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation, the Hunn Education Trust, the Josephine Baker Trust, and the Victoria League fo... Read Full Biography

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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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