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Tchaikovsky: Andrei Bondarenko & Gary Matthewman

27 October 2017, 19:30


Concert

Evening


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



As part of our day exploring Russian song and the Russian Revolution, which came to an end 100 years ago almost to the day, we welcome the Ukrainian baritone Andrei Bondarenko, winner of the Song Prize at the 2011 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. He performs songs by Rubinstein, Sviridov and Rachmaninov, before a second half comprising only 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

Baritone

Ukrainian baritone, Andrei Bondarenko, is one of the most exciting young baritones of today, having worked extensively with Valery Gergiev, Ivor Bolton, Yannick 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. The 2017/18 season includes his debut at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden as Marcello in La bohème; a return to the Bayerische Staatsoper a... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Gary Matthewman

Gary Matthewman

Pianist

Gary Matthewman is one of the UK's leading song pianists. A regular artist at Wigmore Hall, other appearances include New York’s Carnegie Hall, Vienna’s Musikverein, Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre and halls in Prague, Lucerne, Basel, Lisbon, Washington, Toronto, São Paulo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney. His UK Festival appearances include the Aldeburgh, Buxton, Glyndebourne, Leeds Lieder and Oxford Lieder Festivals. Recital partners include Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Thomas Allen, Sumi Jo, Nuccia Focil... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

2014 Festival: The Schubert Project

The Schubert Project will be the biggest ever celebration of the life and music of Franz Schubert. At its core is the UK's first ever complete performance of Schubert's songs, alongside a host of other works. Bringing Schubert’s Vienna to Oxford in a dazzling feast of music, art, theatre, food & drink, this three-week festival is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to immerse you...