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Mastercourse Day Four

26 October 2017, 10:00 - 17:00


Masterclass

Mastercourse


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Headington School: The Music School

Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD



We are thrilled to welcome the world-famous 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.


Artist Portrait

Ann Murray

Ann Murray

Mezzo-Soprano

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

John Mark Ainsley

John Mark Ainsley

Tenor

Cheshire-born John Mark Ainsley, began his musical training in Oxford and continues to study with Diane Forlano. His concert engagements include appearances with the London Symphony under Sir Colin Davis, Rostropovich and Previn, the Concert D’Astrée under Haim, the London Philharmonic under Norrington, Les Musiciens du Louvre under Minkowski, the Cleveland Orchestra under Welser-Moest, the Berlin Philharmonic under Haitink and Rattle, the Berlin Staatskapelle under Jordan, the Rotterdam Philharmonic under Pablo Heras Ca... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

The Last of the Romantics - Mahler and fin-de-si├Ęcle 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 - ...