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Tchaikovsky: Andrei Bondarenko & Gary Matthewman

27 October 2017, 19:30



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As part of our day exploring Russian song and the Russian Revolution of 1917, we welcome the Ukrainian baritone Andrei Bondarenko, winner of the Song Prize at the 2011 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, for an evening of Tchaikovsky songs, almost the Russian equivalent of a ‘Schubertiade’.

This event is part of a day exploring Russian song in the centenary of the Russian Revolution. The schedule for the day is as follows:

11.30am - 12.15pm - Revolution In Russia: Russian Music in the Twilight of the Russian Empire (Rebecca Mitchell, speaker)

1.10pm - Russian Romances Lunchtime recital (Katherine Broderick & Sergey Rybin)

2.45pm - 3.30pm - Revolution In Russia: Russian Music in the Age of Revolution (Pauline Fairclough, speaker)

4pm - 4.45pm - Revolution In Russia: Russian Song in the Age of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov (Philip Ross Bullock, speaker)

5.30pm - 6.20pm - Rush-Hour Recital: 1917: The Last Flowering (Alexander Karpeyev)

7.30pm - 9.30pm - Evening Recital: Tchaikovsky (Andrei Bondarenko & Gary Matthewman)

10pm-11pm - Late-Night: Rachmaninov (Ilona Domnich & Sholto Kynoch)

Artist Portrait

Andrei Bondarenko

Andrei Bondarenko


Ukrainian Andrei Bondarenko is one of the most exciting young baritones of today, having worked extensively with Valery Gergiev, Ivor Bolton, Yannik Nézet-Séguin, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vasily Petrenko, Enrique Mazzola, Kirill Karabits, Teodor Currentzis, Emanuelle Villaume, Michael Sturminger, Omer Meir Wellber , Alain Altinoglou, Daniele Callegari and Mikhail Tatarnikov. Despite his youth, he has already appeared at Salzburg Festival, Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera, Teatro Colon, Col... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Gary Matthewman

Gary Matthewman


Gary Matthewman is one of the UK’s leading song pianists. A regular artist at Wigmore Hall, his other recent and forthcoming appearances include Carnegie Hall, the Musikverein in Vienna, Paris, Prague, Lucerne, Madrid, Lisbon, Washington, Toronto, São Paulo, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney. His UK festival performances include Aldeburgh, Buxton, Leeds Lieder, Oxford Lieder and Glyndebourne. Recent and future recital partners include Kiri Te Kanawa, Thomas Allen, Sumi Jo, Nuccia Focile, Simon Keenlyside, Mark Padmore, Ailyn Per&e... Read Full Biography


Call: 01865 591 276

General Admission £25.00
General Admission
Under 35s Ticket

This event is part of a series:

The Schumann Project

The Schumann Project: 14-29 October 2016 The fifteenth Oxford Lieder Festival will be the Schumann Project, a unique survey of Schumann's complete songs. The Schumann Project will explore Schumann's life and times, his friends and contemporaries, his influences and his legacies, and his literary and artistic interests. This two-week feast of song will feature Oxford Lieder's trad...