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Liebeslieder Walzer

24 October 2016, 17:30


Recital


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



Exceptional students from the prestigious Royal Academy of Music perform Brahms's Liebeslieder Walzer, his ever-popular collection of 'long-song waltzes'.

Also see two outstanding students from the Royal College of Music perform Schubert's Harper Songs at the Weston Library on 23rd October.

Festal supper will be available from 6:30pm every evening (except Thursday 20th). Enjoy a delicious hot main meal and side dish between the afternoon and evening recitals for just £11. Our food partners this year are the Vaults & Garden Café, The Oxford University Club, and St Stephen’s House. Please book by midnight the day before by clicking here.


Artist Portrait

Nika Gorič

Nika Gorič

Soprano

Slovenian soprano Nika Gorič began her vocal studies alongside her ballet training at the Ballet and Music School in Maribor, graduating in 2009. She obtained her BA from the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria, and completed her Master’s degree in Performance, with Distinction, at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She is currently continuing her studies on the Royal Academy Opera course under the tutelage of Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp. Nika’s studies are generously supported by the Charles Mackerras O... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Hannah Bennett

Hannah Bennett

Mezzo-soprano

Hannah Bennett is a Mezzo Soprano at the Royal Academy of Music, studying with Kathleen Livingstone and Audrey Hyland. Originally from Luton, Bedfordshire, she now lives in London studying in her fourth year of the BMus course. Since being at the Royal Academy, recent projects have included: Bridesmaids Chorus for Weber’s Der Freischütz conducted by Mark Elder with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at the Southbank Centre, Kohn Foundation/Bach Cantata series conducted by Iain Ledingham, Liebeslieder Waltzer and Romantic Son... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Hiroshi Amako

Hiroshi Amako

Tenor

Born and growing up in Tsu, Japan, and later moving to North Wales, Hiroshi Amako is a postgraduate student studying with Ryland Davies and Iain Ledingham. Hiroshi is generously supported by a Help Musicians UK Maidment Award, The Countess of Munster Musical Trust, The Josephine Baker Trust and The Royal Academy of Music. Recent stage appearances include the title role of Britten’s Albert Herring with Cambridge University Opera, Peter Quint in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw, as Ruggero in Puccini’s La Rondine in RAM ope... Read Full Biography
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Philip Wilcox

Philip Wilcox

Baritone

Phil has recently moved to London to study with Alex Ashworth and Audrey Hyland at the Royal Academy of Music where he has appeared as Kalenik in the RAOpera production of May Night (Rimsky-Korsakov) and Liberto (cover) in L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi); as Rambaldo in scenes from La Rondine (Puccini) and as Minskman in scenes from Flight (Dove); given recitals at The Wigmore Hall and Marylebone Parish Church; performed in a public masterclass with Dennis O’Neill; and delivered education projects at Hackney Empire, RAM Mu... Read Full Biography
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Michael Pandya

Michael Pandya

Pianist

Michael Pandya is a versatile young pianist specialising in song and chamber music. He has appeared in performance alongside Graham Johnson, Jonathan Lemalu, Anna Huntley, Robin Tritschler, Eamonn Dougan, and his recital schedule has taken him across the UK and into Europe. He recently won the prestigious Brenda Webb award for Accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music. Michael has received numerous other prizes including the Joan Chissells/Rex Stephens Schumann Lieder Prize, the Vivian Langrish Piano Prize and the Pianist Prize at the R... 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...