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Serious Songs: Ashley Riches & Sholto Kynoch

17 October 2017, 13:10


Lunchtime Recital

Lunchtime


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



BBC New Generation Artist Ashley Riches is one of the bright stars of the song world. His programme includes Brahms' extraordinary Four Serious Songs, settings of biblical texts that he wrote in 1896, his last songs. Also included are songs by Schubert and Dvorák.


Artist Portrait

Ashley Riches

Ashley Riches

Baritone

British bass-baritone Ashley Riches studied at King’s College, Cambridge and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He was a Jette Parker Young Artist at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden from 2012-14, where his roles included Salieri in Rimsky Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri, Michael in the world premiere of Eichbert’s Glare, Morales Carmen, Mandarin Turandot, Baron Douphol La Traviata and Officer Les Dialogues des Carmelites. Ashley recently made his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic under Sir John Eliot Gardiner a... 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:

2014 Festival: The Schubert Project

The Schubert Project will be the biggest ever celebration of the life and music of Franz Schubert. At its core is the UK's first ever complete performance of Schubert's songs, alongside a host of other works. Bringing Schubert’s Vienna to Oxford in a dazzling feast of music, art, theatre, food & drink, this three-week festival is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to immerse you...