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Benjamin Appl & Sholto Kynoch

04 March 2017, 20:00 - 21:30


Concert


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



Benjamin Appl is well-established as one of the most exciting young artists of today. A former BBC New Generation Artist and a Rising Star of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO), he has also recently signed an exclusive recording contract with Sony Classical. He and Sholto Kynoch perform a first half of songs by Schubert, followed by a selection of Wolf's Mörike Lieder and Grieg's wonderful six songs, Op. 48.

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Before this evening's performance, enjoy a delicious dinner at the Vaults & Garden Cafe in Radcliffe Square. This gives plenty of time for those who wish to attend the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform audition recitals earlier in the day to have a hot meal before the evening concert. Book here.


Programme


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Artist Portrait

Benjamin Appl

Benjamin Appl

Baritone

Described as ‘the current front-runner in the new generation of Lieder singers’ (Gramophone Magazine, UK), Benjamin Appl, Gramophone Award Young Artist of the Year 2016, is celebrated by audiences and critics in recital, concerts and opera. He was a member of the BBC New Generation Artist scheme from 2014-16 and was also a Wigmore Hall Emerging Artist and ECHO Rising Star for the 2015-16 season, appearing in recital at major European venues including the Barbican Centre London, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Wiener Konzerthaus, Philhar... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch

Pianist

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in chamber music and song accompaniment. In addition to a busy performance schedule and a fast-growing discography, he is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, the UK’s most renowned song festival, which recently won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award. In recent years he has appeared at London’s Wigmore Hall, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, the Opéra de Lille... Read Full Biography

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