30th & 31st March 2019
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Masterclass

Sarah Walker CBE

Sarah Walker

Learn from one of the greatest artists of a generation.

Recognised as an artist of international standing on opera stages and concert platforms world-wide, she has worked with conductors such as Solti, Kleiber, Norrington, Rattle, Lopez-Cobos, Eliot-Gardiner, Harnoncourt and Haitink, she has taken part in such landmark events as Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 under Bernstein at the opening of the Berlin Wall, Pavarotti’s sixtieth birthday performances at The Met in New York, and the Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, London where she was an unforgettable Britannia. However, perhaps the greatest critical acclaim has been for her work on the recital platform where the overwhelming success of her Wigmore Hall debut established her as a recitalist of supreme excellence and led to more than fifty recordings reflecting her wide repertoire and artistry. Miss Walker was appointed C.B.E. in 1991.

We are delighted that sarah will be leading an afternoon of coaching for Aspiring young singers on the 31st March.

Any singer aged between 16-32 is welcome to apply for the masterclass, they should be willing to prepare two songs, although there may only be time to work on one of these.

Applications are on a first come, first served basis. There is a fee of £20 which includes entry into the evening recital given by BBC New Generation Artist, James Newby & festival director, Natalie Burch.

Singers are encouraged to organise their own pianist, however, a pianist can be provided by the festival for an additional cost.

To apply please e-mail devonsongfestival@gmail.com providing your name, age, voice type and a little about your relevant experience.

Places are strictly limited