Spanish Dances: Sophie Rosa & Sholto Kynoch
18 October 2018, 17:30 - 18:15
The first event in our Spanish evening, held in collaboration with SJE Arts, is a programme of passionate Spanish music for violin and piano, played by virtuoso violinist Sophie Rosa. Music by Manuel de Falla, Pablo Sarasate and others ranges from foot-stomping dances to extraordinary lyricism.
ViolinSophie Rosa first garnered attention after winning the Second Prize and Audience Prize at the 2nd Manchester International Violin Competition 2011. She has performed across the UK as a recitalist in venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall and Bridgewater Hall as well as appearing with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Manchester Camerata. Sophie has broadcast for Radio 3 and Classic FM. Sophie's debut album, 'Reve d'Enfant' was released in 2016 on the Champs Hill Records label.... Read Full Biography
PianistSholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in chamber music and song accompaniment. In addition to a busy performance schedule and a fast-growing discography, he is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, the UK’s most renowned song festival, which recently won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award. In recent years he has appeared at London’s Wigmore Hall, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, the Opéra de Lille... 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 ...