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Ciara Hendrick & Sholto Kynoch

05 March 2017, 17:45 - 18:45


Recital


Thumbnail of The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

Wolfson College, Linton Rd, Oxford, OX2 6UD, UK



Ciara Hendrick makes a welcome return to Oxford Lieder in a programme that includes Schumann's ever-popular Frauenliebe und -leben and Britten's A Charm of Lullabies. The programme will also include a short group of new songs by outstanding young composers and poets: one chosen from the composers' workshop that opens the Spring Weekend, and two songs written in poet-composer collaboration following a series of workshops with Roderick Williams at last year's Oxford Festival of the Arts.

N.B. There is ample on-site parking, free of charge, at Wolfson College.

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Artist Portrait

Ciara Hendrick

Ciara Hendrick

Mezzo-soprano

Ciara Hendrick studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Strasbourg Opera Studio. Recent engagements include Fortuna/Valetto in The Coronation of Poppea, Opera North (c. Laurence Cummings), La Messaggera in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo in Venice with I Fagiolini, Aréthuse in Charpentier’s Actéon with the Early Opera Company and Bach’s B Minor Mass at St John’s, Smith Square. Recording credits include Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Dunedin Consort (due for release 2016), the role o... 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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