16thFeb – George Robarts (Baritone) and Adam Turner. ‘Songs by Britten, Warlock, Herbert, Browne, with new songs by Adam Turner.’
George Robarts (Baritone)
George Robarts is a baritone living in London. He is a regular song recitalist, with recent highlights including Butterworth’s Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad, Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte, and Vaughan Williams’s Songs of Travel. George studied German and Italian at New College, Oxford, featuring as a soloist with the New College Choir on three discs and on tours of Europe and the US. He sang title roles in numerous student operas at university, including Mozart’s Figaro, Purcell’s Aeneas, and Monteverdi’s Orfeo, and has since performed in two professional operas. Concert appearances include Bach’s St John Passion, Fauré’s Requiem, solo cantatas by Bach and Telemann, and Tippett’s A Child of Our Time. George studies singing with Glenville Hargreaves, and works as an editor and translator at a publishing house. His debut translation, The Wisdom of Old Dogsby Elli H. Radinger, was published in October.
Adam Turner (Pianist)
After giving his first solo recital at the prestigious Winchester Festival in July 2015, Adam has enjoyed continued success as a highly versatile musician. In 2018, he graduated from Oxford University with a first-class honours in Music. During his time at Oxford, Adam maintained a busy schedule of collaborative projects, conducting three different ensembles (two student orchestras and the university’s large choir, the Oxford University Chorus) in regular concerts, and working as répétiteur and assistant musical director for several student productions, including Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, and Cosi fan tutte.
Adam currently lives and works in London as a professional accompanist, répétiteur, and music teacher, and is studying at the Royal Academy of Music, with Andrew West.
Programme for 16thFeb:
Songs by Britten, Warlock, Herbert, Browne, with new songs by Adam Turner.