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Richard Strauss: Mary Bevan, Nicky Spence & Roger Vignoles

18 October 2017, 19:30



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Concluding a day of events devoted to the works of Richard Strauss, whose gift for melody and word painting knew no bounds, a stellar team of artists present a wide range of his glorious songs.

Artist Portrait

Mary Bevan

Mary Bevan


British soprano Mary Bevan begins the 2016/17 season by returning to the English National Opera as Zerlina in Richard Jones’ new production of Mozart Don Giovanni, under Mark Wigglesworth. She will also headline a tour of Asia with The English Concert, and sing Bach’s Lutheran Masses with the Academy of Ancient Music, make her role debut as Merab in Handel Saul this season for the Adelaide Festival, and sing Richard Ayres’ In the Alps with the Aurora Orchestra. Recent highlights include Elvira in Rossini L’ita... Read Full Biography
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Nicky Spence

Nicky Spence


Hailed recently by the Daily Telegraph as ‘a voice of real distinction’, Nicky Spence is fast emerging as one of ‘our finest young singers’. An artist of great integrity, Nicky’s unique skills as a singing actor and the rare honesty in his musicianship are steadfastly earning him a place at the top of the profession. Highlights for this season include his Metropolitan Opera debut as Brian Two Boys, Steva Jenufa at La Monnaie, Brussels, Steersman The Flying Dutchman in concert with... Read Full Biography
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Roger Vignoles

Roger Vignoles


Roger Vignoles is internationally recognized as one of the world’s most distinguished accompanists. In the course of his distinguished career he has collaborated with such leading singers as Sir Thomas Allen, Barbara Bonney, Kathleen Battle, Christine Brewer, Brigitte Fassbaender, Bernarda Fink, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Dame Felicity Lott and Sarah Walker. He performs extensively at major venues across the world such as the Wigmore Hall, Philharmonie Cologne, Vienna Konzerthaus, Vienna Musikverein, the Royal C... Read Full Biography


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