WEEK ONE 29 July to 5 August
WEEK TWO 5 to 12 August
Stephen Varcoe is internationally renowned as a concert and recital singer. He has made over 150 recordings: Purcell, Handel and Bach with John Elliot Gardiner; Haydn, Beethoven, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Grainger and Britten with Richard Hickox and works by Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Nigel Osborne, Thea Musgrave and John Tavener with various other artists.
He has sung with many orchestras and conductors in the UK, Europe, Japan and North America; in BBC Proms, concerts and festivals throughout the world and in recitals with Julius Drake, Graham Johnson and Iain Burnside.
With Hyperion Records Stephen has made many song recital discs and in 2009 he completed a PhD at the University of York on the Performance of Song.
He teaches at the Royal College of Music as well as giving lectures and masterclasses both in the UK and abroad.