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Mastercourse Day One

23 October 2017, 10:00 - 17:00

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 one of the most distinguished piano accompanists of our time. In a career spanning five decades he has become recognized throughout the world as a leading exponent of the art of song. He has appeared at all the world’s principal venues and festivals, from the Concertgebouw to Carnegie Hall, and with many of the world’s foremost artists, such as Sir Thomas Allen, Barbara Bonney, Christine Brewer, Florian Boesch, Bernarda Fink, Elina Garanca, Susan Graham, Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Angelika Kirchschlager, Dame Feli... Read Full Biography

Festival Passes

This event is part of a series:

The Last of the Romantics - Mahler and fin-de-siècle Vienna

Please click here to view the full Festival brochure.    Vienna at the turn of the twentieth century was a vibrant melting pot for music and the arts. Whirling waltzes sat alongside gargantuan symphonies. The height of romanticism had been reached but was nearly exhausted and on the brink of a whole new musical language. Tradition - with Brahms a holder of the torch - ...

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