1 hour (no interval)
Alumnus Ossian Huskinson returns to the University to perform early 20th-century English songs by Vaughan Williams, John Ireland, Michael Head and Peter Warlock. Quintessentially English subjects, the sea and countryside feature, including ‘Songs of Travel’, as well as less well-known songs by Ernest Farrar and Frederick Keel.
Recipient of 1st Place and Audience Prizes of the Clonter Opera Competition 2021, Ossian was a Garsington Opera Young Artist in the 2021 Summer Festival and is currently performing with English National Opera. Pianist Matthew Fletcher is an award-winning pianist, accompanist and chamber musician. He performs at many of the UK’s major venues, collaborating with leading artists. He has been a répétiteur at Glyndebourne Opera House since 2012.
[Huskinson’s] flexible vocal descents and mahogany richness and shine suggest he’ll be singing the role for years to come." OPERA MAGAZINE - Die Zauberflöte
Lakeside Arts gratefully acknowledges support for this concert by Mrs Susan Cotton.
Enjoy this video of Ossian's Clonter prize-winning performance:
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