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Franz Schubert: Alessandro Fisher & Sholto Kynoch

23 October 2017, 13:10


Lunchtime Recital

Lunchtime


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Headington School: The Hall

Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD



Alessandro Fisher, one of today’s most exciting young tenors, was joint first-prize winner at the Kathleen Ferrier Awards in 2016. Also a former Oxford Lieder Young Artist, he presents an all-Schubert programme with Sholto Kynoch, including settings of poems by Schubert’s great friend Johann Mayrhofer, and songs on one of Schubert's favourite themes: water.


Artist Portrait

Alessandro Fisher

Alessandro Fisher

Tenor

A graduate of London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Alessandro Fisher read Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge, where he was a Choral Scholar at Clare College, and was awarded Joint First Prize at the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Awards. He is an Associate Artist of Classical Opera. His operatic engagements have included Don Ottavio Don Giovanni for the Sinfonia d’Amici, First Armed Man / Priest Die Zauberflöte for Garsington Opera at West Green House, Bellecourt Vert Vert for Garsington Opera (for whom he also co... 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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