Plumcroft recital series

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11th JULY
4.00pm BST / 17h CET


Europik Music and Woolwich Opera Works are excited to present the first in our collaborative Plumcroft Recital Series.

We have brought together soprano Tanya Hurst, cellist Timothée Botbol and pianist Chad Vindin. The three artists are highly acclaimed and experienced soloists.
The recital will feature music by Strauss, Brahms, Massenet & Schubert as well as a new piece for cello and voice entitled ‘Ich habe dich so lieb’ by Viale.
Join us in-person or enjoy the live online performance full of energy, spontaneity and excitement, taking place in a real concert environment coming directly to your home. The concert will be streamed live and available for 24 hours (until Sunday 12th 11pm, BST).



2 Songs Opus 91

for voice, cello and piano

Alessandro VIALE

Ich habe dich so Lieb

for voice and cello


4 Lieder Opus 27

I. Ruhe, meine Seele
II. Cäcilie
III. Heimliche Aufforderung
IV. Morgen



for voice, cello and piano


Three Songs

for voice, cello and piano



for voice, cello and piano (arrt: Alessandro Viale)


Tanya Hurst (soprano)

Winner of the Czech Song Prize at the Emmy Destinn Young Singer’s Award and Finalist for the Wagner Society of England’s Singing Competition, Australian Soprano Tanya Hurst is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music gaining a Master of Music with Distinction.

Early last year she continued performances with Oper Bonn in Pagliacci and was to be covering the title role for Welsh National Opera’s Jenůfa (postponed). Future engagements for 2021 include working with Scottish Opera (cover Alice Ford) and English National Opera (cover Gerhilde).

Tanya made her debut with English Touring Opera in 2019 sharing the role of Lady Macbeth for their Spring tour alongside the role of Lady-in Waiting. In the latter half of the year, Tanya headed to Europe for her German debut in Pagliacci as Nedda at Oper Bonn.

Tanya has appeared with English National Opera, West Green House Opera, Grimeborn Festival, Grange Park Opera, and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. Operatic credits include Cio-Cio San Madame Butterfly, Ellen Orford Peter Grimes, Gerhilde Die Walküre, Leonore Fidelio, Lady Macbeth, and Lady-in-Waiting Macbeth, Kundry and Flowermaiden Parsifal, Fox Cunning Little Vixen, Nedda Pagliacci, Marenka Bartered Bride, First and Second Ladies Die Zauberflöte, Musetta La Boheme and Annina La traviata.

Timothée Botbol (cello) 

Swiss cellist Timothée Botbol has given solo performances in the UK, Switzerland, France, Germany and Italy, in venues including St John’s Smith Square, Royal Albert Hall, Purcell Room, St Magnus Festival, Kings Place and Kultur-Rockt Festival. He has appeared as guest principal cellist with the Welsh National Opera orchestra and principal cellist of ensemble Collegium, as well as chamber musician with artists such as Vilde Frang and Lawrence Power in venues such as the West Wycombe Chamber Music Festival, Møn Sommerkonzert in Denmark, Concerts in The West series, the Royal Overseas League and St Martin-in-the-Fields. In February 2017, he was awarded the Grand Prize Special from all categories at the II Augustin Aponte International Music Competition in Tenerife and is a Park Lane Group Young Artist.

Starting his early musical education in Geneva at the Jaques Dalcroze Institute, he later progressed to the Lausanne Haute École de Musique and the Royal College of Music on the Artist Diploma program, under tutorship of professors such as Patrick Demenga, Alexander Chaushian and Richard Lester where he was supported by a Musicians’ Company Lambert Studentship, the Concordia Foundation, the AF Marescotti – Ville de Carouge Award and the Fondation F & M-F Minkoff.

In addition to cello, Timothée has performed as a baritone soloist, singing at Geneva’s Victoria Hall accompanied by the Geneva Chamber Orchestra.

Chad Vindin (piano)

Winner of the accompanist prize at the Royal Overseas League Competition, the Ludmilla Andrew Russian Song Accompanist Prize at the Royal Academy of Music, and the Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards Accompanist’s Prize, Chad is one of the rising young stars of the accompaniment world.
Born in Australia, Chad first studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music before moving to London. After studying with Malcolm Martineau and Michael Dussek at the Royal Academy of Music, Chad was awarded the position of Lord & Lady Lurgan Junior Fellow in Accompaniment at the Royal College of Music two years.
He is a regular staff member at the Oxenfoord International Summer School for Singers and Accompanists, the Wessex Solo Singer’s course, and he is an alumni of the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme. He is also a vocal coach at the Royal Academy of Music and a staff pianist at the Royal College of music, and he performs regularly across the UK and internationally.


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