Monday 11 March, 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm, Pavilion Room
Hughes Hall Music is delighted to welcome Jonathan Finney’s ‘introduction to Schubert’s Winterreise’ – an exciting new project being premiered at Hughes Hall. Enjoy a selection of songs and readings. Non college members welcome. Please sign up in the usual way, using the Eventbrite link click here
About the Performers
- Jonathan Finney has a diverse and excitingly eclectic musical portfolio. As a composer In 2022 his opera, A Kind Man, received its stage premiere. Dame Susan Hill, author of the novel on which it is based, wrote in The Spectator that the opera “works wonderfully in a way that I could never have envisioned”. As an arranger most recently in 2023 Jonathan’s orchestration of Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, for full symphony orchestra received its London premiere at St John’s, Waterloo.
As a singer Jonathan has performed almost all the major Wagner tenor- roles, in addition to singing principal roles in operas by Richard Strauss, Janacek and Britten, with, amongst others, Scottish Opera, Garsington Opera, Longborough Festival Opera, Fulham Opera and Saffron Opera.
- Nigel Yandell, is HH Director of Music and has lectured in the UK and internationally. He is an experienced solo pianist, accompanist, teacher and examiner. He teaches across a variety of practical/musicianship and keyboard-related skills in the Faculty of Music where he is an Affiliated Lecturer. He has been a Director of the London Sinfonietta, the William Alwyn Foundation and Procorda. Until recently a Trustee of the Cambridge University Music Society and the Cambridge Union Society, he is currently a Trustee of the Stradivari Trust as well as Director of Studies in Music at Hughes Hall.