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Young Artist Platform: Harriet Burns & Michael Pandya

21 October 2018, 17:30

The second winning duo of the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform (see also Sunday 14 October), who stood out in an exceptional field of applicants for the scheme, give their showcase recital. Their programme includes songs by Wolf and Dvořák.


Artist Portrait

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
Artist Portrait

Michael Pandya

Michael Pandya


Michael Pandya is a versatile young pianist specialising in song and chamber music. He has appeared in performance alongside Graham Johnson, Jonathan Lemalu, Robin Tritschler, Eamonn Dougan, and his recital schedule has taken him across the UK and into both Europe and the USA. He recently won the 2018 Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform with duo partner Harriet Burns as well as the Help Musicians UK Accompanist Prize at the 2018 Kathleen Ferrier Awards. Michael has received numerous other prizes including the Paul Hamburger Prize, Brenda ... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

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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