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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.


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Jess Dandy

Jess Dandy


Noted for her “velvety richness” (The Independent) & “commanding” tone (Seen and Heard International), Cumbrian contralto Jess Dandy is rapidly making a name for herself as one of the UK’s most promising young singers. Last season saw her debuts as alto soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at Carnegie Hall, New York; Palau de la música catalana, Barcelona, & Harris Theater, Chicago. All formed part of an international tour with Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the Orchestra révolutionnaire e... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Dylan Perez

Dylan Perez


American pianist ​Dylan Perez is a highly sought after recitalist, chamber musician, and vocal repertoire coach. He was the Lord and Lady Lurgan Collaborative Piano Fellow at the Royal College of Music, London and graduated 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. Dylan has received the Gerald Moore Prize for Accompanists, the Paul Hamburger Prize for Ac... Read Full Biography

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The Grand Tour – A European Journey in Song

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 ...

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