The Frederic Cox Award for Singing

Discover the world of classical singing with our talented vocal students. Join our finalists as they perform their own selection of songs and arias in this annual singing competition. Past winners include Simon Keenlyside, Amanda Roocroft, and Kathryn Rudge.




Sarah Ampil soprano
Mariko Ishiyama piano

Benjamin Britten Tower Aria
Christoph Willibald Gluck Fortune ennemie
Hugo Wolf Wohl kenn’ ich euren Stand
Cecilia McDowall What ‘tis to love
Gaetano Donizetti Prendi, per me sei libero

Olivia Tringham soprano
Robin Humphreys piano

Giacomo Puccini Quando m’en vo
Benjamin Britten Embroidery Aria
Richard Strauss Zueignung
Francis Poulenc Chanson d’Orkenise
Jonathan Dove My Heart Hovering
Ludwig van Beethoven Abscheulicher… Komm Hoffnung

Jessica Hopkins soprano
David Jones piano

Cecilia McDowall Give Me My Robe
Richard Strauss Begegnung
George Frideric Handel Sì, sì, mio ben
Georges Bizet Comme autrefois
André Previn I Can Smell the Sea Air

Interval – 20 minutes

Morgana Warren-Jones mezzo-soprano
Michael Davies piano

Christoph Willibald Gluck Che disse…Addio o miei sospiri
Jules Massenet Va! Laisse couler mes larmes
Johannes Brahms Staendchen
Benjamin Britten Give him this orchid
Cheryl Frances-Hoad New Moon

Sarah Winn mezzo-soprano
David Jones piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Smanie implacabili
Alban Berg Die Nachtigall
Jules Massenet Va! Laisse couler mes larmes
Jake Heggie This Journey
Rhian Samuel Naming the Flowers

Conrad Chatterton baritone
Robin Humphreys piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Aprite un po’ quegli occhi
Ian Venables The Hippo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Ja vas lyublyu
Jonathan Dove Minskman’s Aria
Franz Schubert Im Abendrot
Charles Gounod Le veau d’or