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|Britten||On This Island|
|Liszt||Im Rhein im schönen Strome|
|Schubert||Der König in Thüle|
|Schumann||Sonntags am Rhein|
|Marx||Und gestern hat er mir Rosen gebracht|
|Faure||Les Roses d'Ispahan|
|Brahms||Five songs from Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy Songs)|
|Britten||Come you not from Newcastle – folk song arranged by Britten|
|Vaughan Williams||Silent Noon|
|Bridge||Go not, happy day|
|Quilter||My life's delight|
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|Rosalind Coad||Gregory Drott|
Rosalind Coad is currently studying with Lillian Watson and Audrey Hyland on the Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music. She is the recipient of a Sybil Tutton Award from the Musicians Benevolent Fund and was awarded the Independent Opera Vocal Scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music in 2013. She is also grateful for the support of the Ralph Hohn Foundation.
With her pianist, Gregory Drott, she won the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform Award in 2013 and was a Britten-Pears Young Artist in 2012. She is a Bach Kohn Scholar for the RAM/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series and a member of the Royal Academy Song Circle and was a finalist in the Jackdaws Vocal Awards 2012. She has sung in masterclasses with Simon Keenlyside, Dawn Upshaw and Graham Johnson.
Operatic roles include:
Musetta La Boheme (OperaUpClose)
Helene La Belle Hélène (The Merry Opera Company)
Elisetta Il Matrimonio Segreto (British Youth Opera)
Gianetta L'elisir d'amore (Opera Holland Park)
Baronessa Irene La Vera Costanza (Royal Academy Opera)
Donna Elvira Don Giovanni (OperaUpClose)
La Bergere L'enfant et les Sortileges (Royal Academy Opera)
Spirit Dido and Aeneas (Royal Academy Opera)
Commentator in Emily Howard's Zatopek! for Second Movement, written for the Cultural Olympiad 2012 and broadcast for Radio 3
Other solo performances include Handel Messiah, Beethoven Missa Solemnis, Handel Dixit Dominus, Monteverdi Vespro della Beata Virgine and Christmas Vespers, Rutter Magnificat and Requiem and Faure Requiem.
Recital venues include St John's Smith Square and as a member of Rarescale, she has performed contemporary works including Kaija Saariaho's Lohn, Thomas Adès's Life Story and the world premiere of Micheal Oliva’s Songs of a Recollected Lover for the Tête à Tête Riverside Festival.
Future plans include Ginevra Ariodante and Noemie Cendrillon both for Royal Academy Opera and Clotilde Norma for Opera Holland Park.
Gregory Drott (b. 1986) studied privately with Nigel Allcoat before spending his gap year at the Royal College of Music; he was then Organ Scholar at Pembroke College Cambridge. As well as the BA, he obtained the MusB and MPhil degrees with distinction, while serving as assisting organist to the Choir of King's College Cambridge, and Acting Director of Music in Chapel at Pembroke. He is presently completing his studies as a pianist at the Royal Academy of Music, supported by the Leverhulme and Countess of Munster Trusts. His other musical interests include jazz, improvisation, composing and conducting. Gregory is Thalben-Ball Memorial Organ Scholar and Assistant Director of Music at St Michael's Cornhill in the City of London.
Oxford Lieder exists to promote song. The annual two-week Oxford Lieder Festival in October, is complemented by other projects such as the Young Artist Platform, sponsoring the finest young singers and pianists to give recitals across the UK.