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About Benjamin Watkins
Bass-Baritone solo and ensemble singer based in Oxford and Nottingham. 3rd year Academical Clerk with Magdalen College Choir.
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Messiah - Handel
Lutheran Mass in F - Bach
Magnificat - Bach
Magnificat - Buxtehude
St Matthew Passion - Bach (Bass Recitatives and Arias)
Requiem - Faure
Requiem - Durufle
Missa Simplice - Langlais
Come, Come Ye Sons of Art - Purcell
Aeneas, from Dido and Aeneas - Purcell
Winterreise - Schubert
Dichterliebe - Schumann
Six Songs for a Shropshire Lad - Butterworth
"Sleep" - Ivor Gurney
"Sleep" - Peter Warlock
An Die Ferne Geliebte - Beethoven
Songs of Travel - Vaughan-Williams
Five Mystical Songs - Vaughan-Williams
The House of Life - Vaughan-Williams
"Flow My Tears" - Dowland
"Sommerabend" - Brahms
"The Plough Boy" - Britten
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I have a fairly flexible schedule, and so can adapt to a change of timings prior to an engagement. Suitable notice (ideally at least one day before the event) would be much appreciated.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
If hired for a recital, I prefer to select a programme I feel would be appropriate myself, though I am open to suggestions from event organisers for more personal engagements such as weddings.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
I can perform requested pieces if notified in advance. This is certainly possible for weddings, for example, and I have experience of singing requested items for wedding processions or receptions.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£40|
|Up to 1 hour||£120|
|Up to 2 hours||£120|
|Up to 3 hours||£120|
This is for providing liturgical music where required, for a service lasting around 45 minutes. Booked either as a solo Cantor or as a dep.
Fee for a concert lasting c. 90 minutes, when hired as a soloist.
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
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