BA, MusB, FRCM, HonRAM
Roger Vignoles is recognised worldwide as one of the leading piano accompanists of our time. In a career already spanning nearly four decades he has partnered many eminent artists, including Sir Thomas Allen, Olaf Bar, Barbara Bonney, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Robert Holl, Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Dame Felicity Lott, Elisabeth Soederstroem and Sarah Walker, and he continues to appear regularly in the musical centres of the world.
He has recorded a wide repertoire, from Schubert to Britten, recently winning partciluar acclaim in Reynaldo Hahn (Susan Graham), Tchaikovsky (Joan Rodgers), Schumann and Dvorak (Bernarda Fink), Beethoven, Wolf and Mahler (Stephan Genz), Britten, Finzi and Tippett (Mark Padmore), and Volume I of Hyperion's complete Strauss series (Christine Brewer).
In addition to his work at the RCM, Roger Vignoles regularly gives masterclasses at the Britten-Pears Young Artists' Programme, the Royal Conservatory, Copenhagen and at the University of Indiana, Bloomington. He is also director of "Sommer Lied Weinberg", an international workshop for singers and pianists in Upper Austria.