Young Artist Platform: Jessica Dandy & Dylan Perez
14 October 2018, 17:30
In an exceptional field of young professionals who applied for this year’s Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform, two duos stood out, and they give their showcase recitals today and next Sunday (21st).
Today we welcome contralto Jess Dandy with pianist Dylan Perez, in a wonderful programme of songs by Schubert, Brahms, Wolf, Tchaikovsky and Montsalvage. As well as the OL Young Artist Platform, Jess is also the winner of the 2017 London Bach Society Prize and has already appeared at Heidelberger Frühling, the Barbican, and most recently at Wigmore Hall as the alto soloist in Bach's B Minor Mass with the Dunedin Consort.
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)Im Walde „Waldesnacht“ (D708)
Hugo Wolf (1860 - 1903)Auf eine Christblume I (no.20) from Mörike-Lieder
Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Xavier Montsalvatge (1912 - 2002)Punto de Habañera from Cinco Canciones Negras
Manuel de Falla (1876 - 1946)Jota from Siete canciones populares Españolas
- Nana from Siete canciones populares Españolas
Xavier Montsalvatge (1912 - 2002)Canto negro from Cinco Canciones Negras
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)To bylo ranneju vesnoj ('It was early spring') (Op. 38 no.2)
- Otchego ('Why?') (Op. 6 no.5)
- Ja li v pole da ne travushka ('Was I not a blade of grass in the field?') (Op. 47 no.7)
- Den' li carit ('Can it be day?') (Op.47 no.6)
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)Sommerabend (Op.85 no.1)
- Mondenschein (Op.85 no.2)
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)Nachthymne (D687)
ContraltoJess Dandy studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she held a fellowship and graduated with distinction. She was the winner of the London Bach Society Singers Prize 2017 and the 2018 Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform. Jess is co-founder with mezzo-soprano, Joanna Harries, of the SongPath initiative, founded to promote walking and music-making in the context of mental health, by exploring the routes and roots of the local landscape. Her concert appearances have included Samson (Micah) w... Read Full Biography
PianistPianist Dylan Perez is a highly sought after recitalist, chamber musician and coach specialising in vocal repertoire. He graduated in 2018 with Distinction with an Artist Diploma and in 2016 with Distinction with an Artist Masters from the Guildhall School where he studied with Eugene Asti, Andrew West, Iain Burnside, Julius Drake, and Pamela Lidiard. Prior to relocating to London, he studied at the University of Michigan with Louis Nagel and Martin Katz. Recently, he was awarded the Gerald Moore Prize for accompanists. He was also awarde... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The 17th Oxford Lieder Festival will celebrate a rich tapestry of music, words and performance in European song. Our Grand Tour of song will showcase the pinnacles of the repertoire while exploring wider cultural and geographical influences. International stars, prize-winning young artists and a wide range of concerts and other related events will take us on this beguiling journey. View the ...