Oxford Lieder Festival: Parry Day

October 19, 2018

Mary Bevan soprano
Nicky Spence tenor
William Vann piano

Part of the Oxford Lieder Festival’s Parry Day, this lunchtime concert explores the songs of Parry, but also the music of those who influenced him – notably Johannes Brahms – contemporaries such as Stanford, and those who followed in his footsteps, including Vaughan Williams and Ireland. 1:05pm start.

The Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street Oxford, OX1 3AZ

Oxford Lieder Festival: Le chat noir

October 24, 2018

Raphaela Papadakis soprano
William Vann piano

To round off an extraordinary day at the Oxford Lieder Festival, enjoy a cocktail and some Satie – who performed in the original club ‘Le Chat Noir’ – Poulenc and even Piaf, in the intimate setting of the Mad Hatter bar.

The Mad Hatter, 43 Iffley Rd, Oxford OX4 1EA, UK

Judith launch concert

October 25, 2018

Kathryn Rudge mezzo-soprano
Julia Desbruslais cello
William Vann piano
Jeremy Dibble speaker

A private recital at the home of Elizabeth and Bob Boas to launch the London English Song Festival’s 2019 Judith project. Contact the LESF Administrator for further details.

Kristallnacht commemoration

October 29, 2018

A concert at the German Embassy in London to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of Kristallnacht.


November 9, 2018

English Chamber Choir
Elizabeth Weisberg soprano
Rebecca Taylor organ
William Vann conductor

Movements of the Requiem by different composers, interspersed with motets reflecting on the centenary of the 1918 Armistice.

Temple Church, London EC4Y 1AF

Albion recording project 2018

November 27, 2018 - December 1, 2018

Mary Bevan soprano
Kitty Whately mezzo-soprano
Roderick Williams baritone
Thomas Gould violin
William Vann piano

Two discs for Albion Records, for release in 2019.

Potton Hall, Suffolk