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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.

Purchase a pass for the Spring Weekend here for £60. This excellent-value pass gives access to all events over the weekend.

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.


Artist Portrait

Benjamin Appl

Benjamin Appl

Baritone

Hailed as ‘the most promising of today’s up-and-coming song recitalists’ (Financial Times), baritone Benjamin Appl is celebrated by audiences and critics alike for a voice that ‘belongs to the last of the old great masters of song’ with ‘an almost infinite range of colours’ (Suddeutsche Zeitung), ‘exacting attention to text’ (New York Times), and artistry that’s described as ‘unbearably moving’ (The Times). Named Gramophone Award Young Artist of the Year in 2016, Appl wa... 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

This event is part of a series:

2017 Spring Weekend of Song

Renowned recitalists, emerging talent, auditions for the next generation of star artists, masterclasses and more; the Oxford Lieder Spring Weekend of Song is a mid-year fix for song lovers.   This year features James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook across the weekend as they celebrate 20 years of performing together. We also welcome back star baritone Benjamin Appl, whose recital la...