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Mastercourse Day One

23 October 2017, 10:00 - 17:00


Free Events Mastercourse

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Headington School: The Music School

Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD

We are thrilled to welcome the internationally celebrated mezzo- soprano Ann Murray to lead this year’s residential Mastercourse. Each day the students also work with a renowned guest tutor, and observers are free to move between these fascinating sessions.

Ann Murray

Britten Room, Headington School

1000 Maria Ladurner (soprano) & Barbara Sattler

1035 Rachel Fenlon (soprano & piano)

1110 Klaudia Tandl (mezzo) & Gisela Jöbstl

1155 Lara Marie Müller (soprano) & Mandee Madrid-Sikich

1230 Eira Sjaastad Huse (mezzo) & Olga Jørgensen

1305 Concert and lunch break

1430 Georg Klimbacher (baritone) & Andreas Fröschl

1510 Wu He (soprano) & Lucy Colquhoun

1605 Teng Xiang Ting (soprano) & Victor Lim

1645 Richard Robbins (tenor) & Guy Murgatroyd

Roger Vignoles

Purcell Room, Headington School

1000 Eira Sjaastad Huse (mezzo) & Olga Jørgensen

1035 Teng Xiang Ting (soprano) & Victor Lim

1110 Wu He (soprano) & Lucy Colquhoun

1155 Georg Klimbacher (baritone) & Andreas Fröschl

1230 Richard Robbins (tenor) & Guy Murgatroyd

1305 Concert and lunch break

1430 Maria Ladurner (soprano) & Barbara Sattler

1510 Rachel Fenlon (soprano & piano)

1605 Klaudia Tandl (mezzo) & Gisela Jöbstl

1645 Lara Marie Müller (soprano) & Mandee Madrid-Sikich


Artist Portrait

Ann Murray

Ann Murray


Ann Murray was born in Dublin and studied with Frederick Cox at the Royal Manchester College of Music. She has established close links with both the English National Opera, for whom she has sung the title roles in Handel Xerxes and Ariodante and Donizetti Maria Stuarda, and with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where her roles have included Cherubino (Mozart Le nozze di Figaro), Dorabella (Mozart Cosi fan tutte), Donna Elvira (Mozart Don Giovanni), Rosina (Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia), Octavian (Strauss Der Rosenkavalier), Child (Ra... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

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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