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Echo and Narcissus: Sophie Bevan, Fleur Barron, Nick Pritchard, Ryan Wigglesworth & Chorus

16 October 2018, 22:00


Late Night

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New College Ante Chapel

Holywell St
Oxford OX1 3BN

We are thrilled to have co-commissioned a new work by leading composer Ryan Wigglesworth, in collaboration with Wigmore Hall and with the generous support of the Nicholas John Trust. This new work for soprano and piano sits alongside Wigglesworth’s extraordinary Echo and Narcissus, written in 2014 for the same forces as the Janáček Diary of One who Disappeared (see earlier concert), and Messiaen’s glowing Poèmes pour Mi.


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Sophie Bevan

Sophie Bevan


Artist Portrait

Fleur Barron

Fleur Barron


Hailed by the Boston Globe as a "charismatic star" and her voice described by Opera News as "an intriguingly dark and complex mezzo," Fleur Barron was awarded the 2016 Grace B. Jackson Prize for Excellence by the Tanglewood Music Festival, given to one outstanding young singer each season, and the 1st Prize in the 2013 Liederkranz Competition, resulting in her Carnegie Hall recital debut. ​ Highlights in the 2017-2018 season include a house and role debut as Fenena in Nabucco with Opéra National de Montpellier; ... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Nick Pritchard

Artist Portrait

Ryan Wigglesworth


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This event is part of a series:

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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 ...