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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


British soprano Harriet Burns is studying with Yvonne Kenny at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on the Opera Course programme. In 2018 she graduated from the GSMD Artist Masters Programme, studying with Professor Susan McCulloch and Yvonne Kenny, with a distinction and a concert recital diploma and is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music (BMus Hons). She is a Samling Artist, Oxford Lieder Young Artist, and a Britten-Pears Young Artist. Passionate about song, highlights include a debut album volume VIII of Graham Johnson’... Read Full Biography
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Caitlin Hulcup

Caitlin Hulcup

Mezzo soprano

Caitlin Hulcup is an Australian mezzo soprano performing internationally in concert, recital and opera. Her repertoire features major Handel, Rossini, Strauss and Mozart roles. Performances of the title role in Handel's Ariodante at the Barbican London and Teatro Real in Madrid with Les Talens Lyriques brought critical acclaim early in her career, and she went on to sing the role at the Händel Festspiele Halle, the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Scottish Opera, and at Theater an der Wien. She has sung the roles of Rosina Il ba... 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. Described by The Times as ‘a superb accompanist’ and praised in Gramophone for his ‘breathtaking sensitivity’, Chris has performed with singers including Sir Thoma... Read Full Biography

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