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Schubert's Harper Songs

23 October 2016, 16:15 - 16:45


Thumbnail of The Weston Library: Blackwell Hall

The Weston Library: Blackwell Hall

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG


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 studied at the RCM with Roger Vignoles and prior to that with John Blakely winning all the major prizes for piano accompaniment including the Alisdair Graham Prize, Joan Chissel Schumann Prize and Titanic Memoriam Prize (Lies Askonas Competition) She received the Douglas and Hilda Simmonds Award, Kendall Taylor Award and a Knights of the Round Table Award. She also won the Ronald Tickner Trust Award (Somerset Song Prize.) She is currently studying privately with Roger Vignoles supported by the Knights of the Round Table. ... 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

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...