Spring Weekend of Song: Young Artist Platform Audition Recitals - Session I

11 April 2015, 10:15am - 12:00pm

The 2015 Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform Auditions

Six exceptional duos at the start of major careers have been shortlisted to give a 40-minute programme. Adjudicators Sophie Daneman & Stephan Loges will appoint two duos to be Oxford Lieder’s ‘ambassadors for song’, giving recitals around the country as well as at the Lieder Festival. A wonderful chance to hear these emerging stars in a wide range of songs.


11.15am: Lorena Paz Nieto (soprano) & Johan Barnoin (piano)

La Courte Paille, Francis Poulenc
Aus dem Spiegel von Arcadien, Arnold Schoenberg
Cantilena, Heitor Villa-Lobos
Siete canciones populares españolas, Manuel de Falla

12.15pm: Michael Mofidian (bass-baritone) & Finnegan Downie-Dear (piano)

Don Quichotte à Dulcinée, Maurice Ravel
Silent Noon, Ralph Vaughan Williams 
Blackbirds and Thrushes, Judith Weir
Vier ernste Gesänge, Johannes Brahms

Session II: 2pm & 3pm      Session III: 4.15pm & 5.15pm      Adjudication: 6.15pm

Supper at the Vaults & Garden Café: 6.30pm - 7.40pm

Please join us for dinner between the Young Artists Platform Auditions and the evening concert at the Vaults and Gardens Café (6.30pm-7.40pm). A hot meal is available (£10 meat / £9 vegetarian) and can be booked at the Holywell Music Room  during the day up to 4.15pm, or by email. Your dinner will be waiting for you after the Young Artist Platform adjudication and you will have plenty of time to enjoy this before returning for the 8pm concert.

Passes are available for The Spring Weekend of Song, which provides access to all events from Friday 10 April to Sunday 12 April 2015. Passses can be purchased through our box office and are priced at £55.

Spring Weekend of Song

10 April 2015 | 9:00am

2015 Spring Weekend of Song

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