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

16 October 2018, 13:05

Lunchtime Recital


This event will be broadcast from New College Ante Chapel

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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


Winner of 2nd prize at the Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera International Song Competition, British soprano Harriet Burns is a recent graduate of the Guildhall Opera School, graduating with a Distinction on the Artist Diploma programme under the tutelage of Yvonne Kenny in 2020. She is a Samling Artist, Oxford Lieder Young Artist, and a Britten-Pears Young Artist. Other competition successes include winner of the compulsory Song Prize ("Oh che tranquillo mar") and Recital Prize at the 2019 InternationalVocal Competition in 's-Her... Read Full Biography
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Caitlin Hulcup

Caitlin Hulcup

Mezzo soprano

Caitlin Hulcup has appeared at leading opera houses internationally, including the Wiener Staatsoper, Berliner Staatsoper, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Teatro Real Madrid, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, La Monnaie, Theater an der Wien, Bolshoi Theatre and Palau de les Arts Valencia. Concert highlights include performances at the BBC Proms, and with the Wiener Akademie, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Academy... 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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