59. Fleur Barron, Kunal Lahiry: A Place Called Paradise

26 October 2022, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Today’s lunchtime concert includes the world premiere of A Place Called Paradise, commissioned by Oxford Lieder from our new Associate Composer, Alex Ho, and poet Theophilus Kwek. It tells the true story of Prince Lee Boo of Palau, near the Philippines, who came, via a shipwreck and an unlikely meeting with a British sea captain, to London in 1784. Thrilling young mezzo Fleur Barron and BBC New Generation Artist Kunal Lahiry also include songs on a broad theme of transcultural journeys and encounters by Chen Yi, Huang Ruo, Kamala Sankaram, Elgar and Coleridge-Taylor, among others.

Watch Fleur and Kunal in this stunning recording of 'Doundou Tchil' from Messiaen's Harawi:
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All our seating is unreserved; please arrive in good time to take your seat. For groups of more than 10, please phone or email the box office to book your tickets.

The event duration is approximately 1 hour and there will be no interval.


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Oxford Lieder Festival: 14 - 29 October 2022

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58. Mastercourse Day Three
26 October 2022, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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