John Pumphrey

Tenor, Samling Artist Programme: 2010

Samling masterclasses gave me a unique opportunity not only to work on my voice with legendary singers Sir Thomas Allen and Isabel Buchanan and top-flight accompanist Roger Vignoles, but also to get to know them as people over the course of a whole week spent together in the intimate setting of an English country hotel. It was a truly unforgettable experience, which made a profound impression on me both as a musician and just as a human being.


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