Composition Workshop with the Faculty of Music
09 March 2018, 10:30 - 13:00
This event will be broadcast from Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
We are pleased once again to present a composition workshop in association with the Music Faculty at the University of Oxford. Soprano Raphaela Papadakis, with Sholto Kynoch, will perform six new works by student composers. The works are then discussed with the students, with feedback from Professors Martyn Harry and Robert Saxton, as well as from the performers. This free event offers an illuminating insight for anyone interested in the inner workings of composition and all are warmly encouraged to attend.
Please note that the start time of this event was previously advertised as 10am.
SopranoLondon born soprano Raphaela Papadakis, winner of the National Mozart Competition, made her professional début at Garsington Opera whilst still a student at the Guildhall School, for which she was praised by the Financial Times as giving "the most attractive solo performance" of the show. Since then, she has gone on to perform roles with Independent Opera and Bury Court Opera, and covered at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, the Royal Opera House and the Berlin Staatsoper. Operatic highlights this year include appearing as Mozart... Read Full Biography
PianistSholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festival and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Opéra de Lille, Kings Place in Lo... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The 2018 Spring Weekend of Song is a mid-year mini Festival, full of great music and events and with much of the special atmosphere of the main Festival. Three world-class evening recitals are surrounded and complemented by the audition recitals for the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Programme, study events and masterclasses.