Monarchs, Music and Madness | University of Oxford

Monarchs, Music and Madness

Elin Manahan Thomas, Jonathan Palmer Lakeland
20:00 - 22:00
St John the Evangelist Church
109A Iffley Road
£24, £18, £10 (£5 students, side aisles only)
  • Purcell: Music for a while
  • Strauss: Opheliadlieder
  • Purcell: Mad Bess
  • Mozart: Crudeli, fermate!...Ah dal pianto (the mad scene from La Finta Giardiniera)
  • Piano solo
  • Handel: Where’er you walk
  • Handel: Piangero la sorte mia
  • Schumann: Lieder von Maria Stuarda
  • Judith Weir: King Haraldsaga
  • Purcell: Dido’s Lament

Elin Manahan Thomas is an internationally renowned interpreter of baroque music. She has recorded and performed Handel with the Orchestra of the Sixteen, Vivaldi and Pergolesi with Florilegium, Dowland and Campion with the lutenist David Miller and Mozart with the Academy of Ancient Music. In August 2012 Elin thrilled the world when she performed at the Paralympics Opening Ceremony in London before a global audience of one billion people. Jonathan Lakeland is a graduate in piano performance and accompanying from Westminster Choir College, USA. He now studies at the Royal Academy of Music, where he is the recipient of the Nora Naismith Scholarship.