Composition Workshop with the Faculty of Music
09 March 2018, 10:30 - 13:00
St Hilda's College,
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.
SopranoWinner of the National Mozart Competition 2015, Raphaela Papadakis is a British soprano of Greek, Italian and Seychellois descent. Whilst still a student at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, she made her professional début at Garsington Opera, for which she was praised by the Financial Times as giving ‘the most attractive solo performance’ of the show. Since then, she has performed roles with Independent Opera and Bury Court Opera, and covered at the Royal Opera House and the Berlin Staatsoper. Recent and future r... Read Full Biography
PianistSholto 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
This event is part of a series:
Renowned recitalists, emerging talent, auditions for the next generation of star artists, masterclasses and more; the Oxford Lieder Spring Weekend of Song is a mid-year fix for song lovers. This year features James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook across the weekend as they celebrate 20 years of performing together. We also welcome back star baritone Benjamin Appl, whose recital la...