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Dvořák & Smetana: Harriet Burns, Caitlin Hulcup & Christopher Glynn

16 October 2018, 13:05

Lunchtime Recital


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New College Ante Chapel

Holywell St
Oxford OX1 3BN

Smetana’s moving Evening Songs are complemented by songs by Dvořák, including his passionate Gypsy Songs and a selection of the Moravian Duets for two female voices. Caitlin Hulcup and Christopher Glynn will already be well known to Oxford audiences, while Harriet Burns can be heard again later in the Festival as a winner of the 2018 Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform.


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Harriet Burns

Harriet Burns


Harriet Burns is studying with Yvonne Kenny at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on the Opera Course programme. She recently graduated from the GSMD Artists Masters programme where she studied with Professor Susan McCulloch and is an alumni of the Royal Academy of Music where she studied with Jennifer Dakin and Audrey Hyland. Harriet is a Samling Artist, Oxford Lieder Young Artist, a Britten-Pears Young Artist, and a Wigmore Hall Chamber Tots Ensemble Artist. Harriet recently made her Wigmore Hall debut with Graham Johnson in a reci... Read Full Biography
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Caitlin Hulcup

Caitlin Hulcup

Mezzo soprano

Australian born mezzo soprano Caitlin Hulcup regularly appears in oratorio, concert and recital. Her operatic repertoire features major roles by Händel, Mozart, Rossini and Richard Strauss. She made her European debut at the Wiener Staatsoper in 2004 with Enriquetta/I Puritani and has since appeared at leading opera houses internationally, including Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Theater an der Wien, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Bayerisches Staatsoper Munich and Palau de les Arts Valencia and for Royal Opera House Co... Read Full Biography
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Christopher Glynn

Christopher Glynn


Christopher Glynn is a Grammy award-winning pianist and accompanist, working with leading singers, instrumentalists and ensembles in concerts, broadcasts and recordings throughout the world. He is also Artistic Director of the Ryedale Festival, programming around 60 events each year in the many beautiful and historic venues of Ryedale, North Yorkshire. In 2018 he became the Artistic Director of the new Chiltern Arts Festival. Described by The Times as ‘a superb accompanist’ and praised in Gramophone for his ‘breathtakin... Read Full Biography

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