7.30pm Big School, Tonbridge School
Ben Johnson – tenor & Roger Vignoles – piano
‘Over the Piano’ – a bouquet of vocal treats on the theme of Music and Musicians – from Purcell, Schubert and Wolf, to Bolcom, Britten and Gershwin
Acclaimed tenor Ben Johnson represented England in BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2013 and won the Audience Prize. He is a former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, 2008 winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award, 2011 Wigmore Hall Emerging Talent, and a 2013-2015 English National Opera Harewood Artist. Roger Vignoles is internationally recognised as one of the world’s finest accompanists and a leading authority on the song repertoire.
‘Ben Johnson, light-voiced and lyrical, with high notes to make you swoon’ (The Guardian)
‘Roger Vignoles, wonderful pianist, superb musician and ace accompanist’ (Classical Source)