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MAP 2024 Concerts and Events

This year MAP students will be featured in a broad range of master classes and performances in both Oxford and London.  Read below for more information: 

Master Classes

Daniel Norman

Sunday, 9 June


Mary Ogilvie Lecture TheaterSt. Annes College

Acclaimed “multi-talented tenor” Daniel Norman (Financial Times) has been praised for his ability to inhabit complex characters and for his powerful and expressive vocal performances. His career-to-date has covered a versatile range of repertoire, from early and baroque music through to contemporary works.
Daniel Norman has built an impressive operatic career both in the UK and internationally, working with companies including English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Opera Holland Park, Opera North, Longborough Festival Opera, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, L’Opéra National de Paris, Nederlandse Reisopera, Wexford Festival, the Bayerische Staatsoper, New Israeli Opera, Bergen National Opera, Oviedo Opera, Opera Boston, Central City Opera Colorado, the Fondazione di Arena di Verona, and the Mariinsky Theatre. He appears regularly in contemporary opera and music theatre and is particularly noted for his performances of the music of Benjamin Britten.
Active on the concert platform, Daniel has sung with orchestras including the London Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony, London Sinfonietta, Minnesota Orchestra, Firebird Ensemble (USA), Philharmonia Taiwan, Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Columbia, Het Gelders Orkest, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and the Chamber Orchestra of Belgium; with appearances at the BBC Proms, Three Choirs Festivals, Aldeburgh Festival, and Oxford Lieder Festival.

Teresa Cahill

Monday, 10 June


Mary Ogilvie Lecture TheaterSt. Annes College

Teresa Cahill’s career began at Glyndebourne with performances of Die Zauberflöte (First Lady) and later Falstaff (Alice Ford). She has sung over 100 performances at Covent Garden including Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) under Carlos Kleiber, Elvira/Zerlina (Don Giovanni) and Servilia (La clemenza di Tito), which she sang at La Scala, Milan. Her many concert appearances include Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with Sir Georg Solti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She has also worked with Riccardo Chailly to open the 1987 Berlin Festival, with Michael Gielen at the Vienna Festival and with Eliahu Inbal in Frankfurt (recorded by Denon), and performed in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with Tennstedt and the London Philharmonic. She also performed in Sir Michael Tippett’s Symphony No. 3 conducted by the composer himself, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14 with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and worked with the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne conducted by Gary Bertini. Her recording debut was with Klemperer and her CDs include music by Mozart, Elgar, Strauss, Mahler, Lutyens and Saxton.

Teresa is a Professor of Voice at the Trinity-Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London and regularly on the jury of many national and international voice competitions including the National Mozart Competition, the Kathleen Ferrier, the Royal Overseas League and the International Vocal Concours in S’Hertogenbosch, where she also gives masterclasses. Other masterclasses include the Royal Academy of Music, Oxford University and Dartington Summer School.

Susan Parkes

Tuesday, 11 June


St. Giles Church

Susan held a scholarship at the Royal College of Music and has sung many soprano roles including: Leonore, Fiordiligi, Erste Dame, Cio Cio San, Michaela, Donna Anna, Santuzza and much contemporary newly composed opera. Highlight performances include Sadler’s Wells, Covent Garden’s Linbury Studio, the Buxton Festival, Salzburg International Festival, Opera Holland Park, Opera de Baugé (France), Classical Opera Company, Fairfield Halls, St Martin in the Field, Cadogan Hall and the Royal Albert Hall. She is also in demand for concerts, oratorios, and featured as soloist in the World Premiere at the Royal Albert Hall of Karl Jenkin’s “Armed Man’s Mass for Peace” (later for Virgin Records) reaching No1 in the British Classical album Charts. She has broadcast live on BBC Radio, E4, sung in plays (later being photographed for 'Hello' magazine) and in Hollywood films "If Only" with Jennifer Love Hewitt and recently in the Puccini 'Turandot' opera scene in the latest "Mission Impossible" film. Susan was a prize winner for 'Best FemaleVoice' at the 12th International “Umberto Giordano” Voice Competition in Italy.

Sholto Kynoch

Wednesday, 12 June


Mary Ogilvie Lecture TheaterSt. Annes College

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in song and chamber music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, which won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award in 2015, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity’ of programming. In July 2018, Sholto was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in the RAM Honours.
Recent recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall, Heidelberger Frühling in Germany, the Zeist International Lied Festival in Holland, the LIFE Victoria festival and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Opéra de Lille, Kings Place in London, Piano Salon Christophori in Berlin and many other leading venues nationally and internationally. He has performed with singers including Louise Alder, Benjamin Appl, Sophie Daneman, Tara Erraught, Robert Holl, James Gilchrist, Dietrich Henschel, Katarina Karnéus, Wolfgang Holzmair, Jonathan Lemalu, Stephan Loges, Daniel Norman, Christoph Prégardien, Joan Rodgers, Kate Royal, Birgid Steinberger, Anna Stéphany and Mark Stone, amongst many others.
Together with violinist Jonathan Stone and cellist Christian Elliott, Sholto is the pianist of the Phoenix Piano Trio, an ensemble that has been praised for creating a ‘musical narrative of tremendous, involving depth’. In recent years, he has curated several series of recitals at the National Gallery, including their ‘Monet and Architecture’ exhibition in 2018. He has recorded, live at the Oxford Lieder Festival, the first complete edition of the songs of Hugo Wolf. Other recordings include discs of Schubert and Schumann lieder, the complete songs of John Ireland and Havergal Brian with baritone Mark Stone, a recital disc with Anna Stéphany, and several CDs with the Phoenix Trio.


St. Mary Le Strand Church, London

Thursday, June 13, 2024


St. Anne's College, Oxford

Sunday, June 16, 2024


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