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Strauss in America, 1921: A Touring Recital Programme

05 April 2019, 13:00 - 14:00

Lunchtime Recital

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Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

St Hilda's College,

A recreation of an original Strauss programme, including famous songs and the uplifting Violin Sonata, with an acclaimed young singer-pianist duo and the distinguished violinist Jack Liebeck.

PLEASE NOTE: All tickets for the Study Day 'Arrangements and Outrages: Lieder in the Jazz Age' include entry to this recital.

Artist Portrait

Lavinia Dames

Lavinia Dames


The young, german soprano, Lavinia Dames, studied as a student of the “Institute for the Early Advancement of the Musically Highly Gifted (IFF)“at the University of Music, Hanover under professor Gerhard Faulstich. She continued her studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna under Professor Gabriele Lechner and Professor Peter Edelmann, where she graduated with distinction in 2014. Lavinia’s awards include a prize at the Cantilena singing competition in Bayreuth in 2009 and the International Ferrucc... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Carson Becke

Carson Becke


Canadian Pianist Carson Becke ( has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician, including performances in Canada, Great Britain, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the Caribbean. He is also the artistic director of Pontiac Enchanté, a concert series in Luskville, Quebec. After moving to the United Kingdom in 2005 to study at the Purcell School, Carson completed his undergraduate studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he worked with Tatiana Sarkissova. Following studies in London, he... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Jack Liebeck

Jack Liebeck


Possessing flawless technical mastery and a “beguiling silvery tone” (BBC Music Magazine), violinist JACK LIEBECK’s playing embraces the worlds of elegant chamber-chic Mozart through to the impassioned mastery required to frame Brett Dean The Lost Art of Letter Writing. Jack’s fascination with all things scientific has included performing the world premiere of Dario Marianelli Voyager Violin Concerto and collaborations with Professor Brian Cox; he programmes his own annual festival Oxford May Music around the themes o... Read Full Biography

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