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Juliet Fraser and Mark Knoop Event

13:00 - 13:50
22 April 2013
Turner Sims University of Southampton Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Louise Johnson on 023 8059 8424 or email .

Event details

Songs about words

Renowned contemporary performers Juliet Fraser (soprano) and Mark Knoop (piano) present a programme of experimental song featuring works by Charles Ives, Mauricio Kagel, Laurence Crane, and the newly-commissioned cycle Songs about words and about the pleasure of misery by Matthew Shlomowitz.

They gratefully acknowledge the support of the PRS for Music Foundation, Britten-Pears Foundation, Holst Foundation, and Hinrichsen Foundation.

Soprano Juliet Fraser has a repertoire dominated by the music from either end of the canon. She is co-founder and principal soprano of EXAUDI vocal ensemble and a regular member of Collegium Vocale Gent, directed by Philippe Herreweghe. She has performed contemporary repertoire as a guest soloist with the CBSO, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Plus-Minus and Endymion.

Mark Knoop is a pianist and conductor living in London, UK. He performs with such groups as Plus-Minus (London/Brussels), Ensemble Exposé (London), Letter Piece Company (London/Brussels), ELISION Ensemble (Brisbane), 175 East (Auckland), musikFabrik (Köln) and Apartment House (London).

Credit: William Oldroyd
Juliet Fraser
Credit: Yatzek
Mark Knoop
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