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Exploring Nordic Song

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Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:45am
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda’s College, Cowley Pl, Oxford OX4 1DY

 

Coffee will be served at 10.30am. At 10.45am Daniel Grimley, Professor of Music at Merton College, will introduce the day ahead and some of the background and common themes to be heard. The four parts that follow each consist of a 20-25 minute introduction and 30-35 minute performance.

NORWAY

11am-12pm

Eira Huse mezzo-soprano
Olga Jørgensen piano
Daniel Grimley speaker

Edvard Grieg’s folk-inspired cycle Haugtussa and songs by Ludvig Irgens-Jensen

DENMARK

12.15pm-1.15pm

Mathias Monrad Møller tenor
Dahl Laursen piano
Leah Broad speaker

Songs by Carl Nielsen, Peter Heise and Peter Lange-Müller

LUNCH

1.15pm – 2pm

A light lunch is available and must be pre-booked (£7)

FINLAND

2pm-3pm

Melis Jaatinen mezzo-soprano
Juho Alakärppä piano
Daniel Grimley speaker

Songs by Jean Sibelius, Leevi Madetoja and Toivo Kuula

ICELAND

3pm-4pm

Oddur Jónsson baritone
Somi Kim piano
Hilary Finch speaker

 

Songs by Atli Heimir Sveinsson, Jórunn Viðar and Sigfús Einarsson, and Icelandic folksongs

Booking is essential, please follow the link.

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