When: March 11, 2024 6:00 pm
Where: Hughes Hall College

Please note that this event is not organised by the Centre for Music Performance, and as such, the Centre cannot accept any responsibility for inaccuracies in its listing. Any questions or concerns related to the performance and event details should be directed to the ensemble or performers responsible for this event.

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.