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Recital with Roy Stratford, Susan Gritton and Victoria Medcalf

The Old Library

£10

Book your tickets for this recital of songs by Schubert including The Shepherd on the Rock, performed by Roy Stratford, Susan Gritton (soprano) and Victoria Medcalf (clarinet)

Susan Gritton

Susan Gritton was educated at the University of Oxford and the University of London, where she studied Botany. On the operatic stage, her title roles include Theodora (Glyndebourne), Rodelinda (Bayerische Staatsoper), The Bartered Bride (Covent Garden) and The Cunning Little Vixen (ENO), alongside many other roles at prestigious opera houses around the world.

On the concert platform her work spans many periods and styles, ranging from Ravel's Shéhérazade (RLPO/Mackerras) to Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem (Berlin Philharmonic/Rattle & Philharmonia/von Dohnànyi to Handel's Messiah (ROH Orchestra/Pappano) and Britten's Les Illuminations - including the world premiere of Britten's three additional Rimbaud settings (BBCSSO/Brabbins).

A Grammy nominated artist, she has recorded prolifically for Chandos, Hyperion, Deutsche Grammophon, EMI, Decca, Philips and Collins Classics among others.