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Sunday 29th March

2:00 PM

Mastercourse Day 1: Introducing the students

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Mastercourse

29 Mar 2020 14:00 | Holywell Music Room

On this first day of the Mastercourse, Joan Rodgers works with our nine exceptional singer-pianist duos. This introductory session is an opportunity to hear and observe the students for the first time, as they begin their immersive journey in song.     SPRING SONG PASSES A Full Spring Song Pass is available to purchase for £190 representing th...

Monday 30th March

10:00 AM

Mastercourse Day 2 with Joan Rodgers & James Baillieu

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Mastercourse

30 Mar 2020 10:00 | Various

Lead Tutor: Joan Rodgers Holywell Music Room   Guest Tutor: James Baillieu Harris Manchester College Chapel Morning Session 10.00 - 12.55   Lunch 12.55 - 13.40   Afternoon Session 13.40 - 17.15 Pianist James Baillieu is the first of our Guest Tutors this year, following his recital with Ailish Tynan on Saturday. James is a Professor at t...

Tuesday 31st March

10:00 AM

Mastercourse Day 3 with Joan Rodgers & Julius Drake

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Mastercourse

31 Mar 2020 10:00 | Various

Lead Tutor: Joan Rodgers Holywell Music Room   Guest Tutor: Julius Drake Harris Manchester College Chapel Morning Session 10.00 - 12.55   Lunch 12.55 - 13.40 (45 minutes)   Afternoon Session 13.40 - 17.15 Today’s Guest Tutor is Julius Drake, one of the world’s leading accompanists. He is a Professor at the Guildhall School of Mus...

Wednesday 1st April

10:00 AM

Mastercourse Day 4 with Helen Abbott - What’s the stress? Finding your feet with French poetry

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Mastercourse

01 Apr 2020 10:00 | Holywell Music Room

Guest tutor: Helen Abbott  10.00 - 13.00 13.00 - 14.00 Lunch (1 hour) 14.00 - 13.00 Today’s shorter Mastercourse day opens with a talk by Professor Helen Abbott on the structures and stresses of French poetry, and its different metrical forms. It will explore ways of performing the ‘mute e’ and how it is accounted for in French poetry and song, as well as ...

Thursday 2nd April

10:00 AM

Mastercourse Day 5 with Joan Rodgers & Graham Johnson

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Mastercourse

02 Apr 2020 10:00 | Various

Lead Tutor: Joan Rodgers Holywell Music Room   Guest Tutor: Graham Johnson Harris Manchester College Chapel Morning Session 10.00 - 12.55   Lunch 12.55 - 13.40 (45 minutes)   Afternoon Session 13.40 - 17.15 Graham Johnson is internationally renowned as pianist, scholar and pedagogue. Today he shares his experience and insights with our Mas...

Friday 3rd April

10:00 AM

Mastercourse Day 6 with Joan Rodgers & Simon Lepper

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Mastercourse

03 Apr 2020 10:00 | Various

Lead Tutor: Joan Rodgers Holywell Music Room   Guest Tutor: Simon Lepper Harris Manchester College Chapel Morning Session 10.00 - 12.55   Lunch 12.55 - 13.40 (45 minutes)   Afternoon Session 13.40 - 17.15 Simon Lepper, Head of Collaborative Piano at the Royal College of Music, is renowned as a teacher and pedagogue as well as one of today&...

Saturday 4th April

11:00 AM

The Songmakers' Almanac: Graham Johnson

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Study Event

04 Apr 2020 11:00 | Holywell Music Room

Graham Johnson’s Songmakers' Almanac set a new standard for inventive programme and song performance when he established it in 1976. Today, he gives an illustrated talk on the history, artists, programmes and performances of this revered group…   SPRING SONG PASSES A Full Spring Song Pass is available to purchase for £190 representing t...

Thursday 7th May

Sunday 10th May

11:00 AM

Oxford Lieder at Fairlight Hall / Helen Charlston

10 May 2020 11:00 | Fairlight Hall

The outstanding young mezzo Helen Charlston will perform Haydn's 'cantata' Arianna a Naxos, which explores the dramatic abandonment of the Cretan Princess Ariadne by Theseus, and was an immediate hit when it was written in 1789. Helen, a City Music Foundation Artist and Rising Star of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, also sings a selection of Brahms songs, including f...

Thursday 11th June

Sunday 14th June

Oxford Lieder at Fairlight Hall / Frederick Long

14 Jun 2020 11:00 | Fairlight Hall

Friday 9th October