Wednesday 19 June 2019 7:00PM

Leeds Lieder Fundraising Gala

Sullivan, Purcell, Schubert and more

Additional notes

Change of Artists & Confirmation of Programme
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Ann Murray DBE (mezzo-soprano) and Nick Pritchard (tenor) will no longer be performing in the above concert. They will be replaced by Ema Nikolovska (mezzo-soprano) and Kieran Carrel (tenor).

Archived

  • Elly Ameling Guest of Honour
  • Sir Thomas Allen reader, baritone
  • Mary Bevan soprano
  • Ruby Hughes soprano
  • Kate Royal soprano
  • Carolyn Sampson soprano
  • Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano
  • Katarina Karnéus mezzo-soprano
  • Ema Nikolovska mezzo-soprano
  • Kitty Whately mezzo-soprano
  • James Gilchrist tenor
  • Nicky Spence tenor
  • Kieran Carrel tenor
  • David Webb tenor
  • Roderick Williams baritone
  • Marcus Farnsworth baritone
  • William Thomas bass-baritone
  • Malcolm Martineau piano
  • Joseph Middleton piano

In recent seasons, Leeds Lieder ‘has fully realised its potential and become an event of international stature’ (Opera Now), championing song across the north of England through thriving education projects, commissioning and presenting the finest song recitalists. Tonight, a star-studded line up performs a Shakespearian programme to secure the financial stability of the organisation, led by Sir Thomas Allen and Leeds Lieder Director Joseph Middleton, at the invitation of John Gilhooly.

  • Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900)
      • 5 Shakespeare Songs
        • Orpheus with his lute
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • If music be the food of love Z379c
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • An Silvia D891
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
        • She never told her love HXXVIa:34
  • Roger Quilter (1877-1953)
      • Five Shakespeare Songs (set 2) Op. 23
        • Fear no more the heat o' the sun
        • It was a lover and his lass
  • Michael Tippett (1905-1998)
        • Songs for Ariel
  • William Jackson
        • Where the bee sucks Op. 11 No. 6
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • Herzeleid Op. 107 No. 1
  • Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
        • La mort d'Ophélie
  • Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
        • 3 Lieder der Ophelia Op. 67
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad
        • They bore him barefaced on the bier
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
      • 4 Lieder from Shakespeare Op. 31
        • Desdemona's Song
        • When Birds Do Sing
  • John Dankworth (1927-2010)
        • Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
        • Dunsinane Blues
  • Peter Dickinson (b.1934)
        • Schubert in Blue
  • John Rutter (b.1945)
      • Birthday Madrigals
        • It was a lover and his lass
  • Interval
  • William Walton (1902-1983)
      • Henry V, A Musical Scenario
        • IV. Touch her soft lips and part (arr. Bob Chilcott)
  • Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
        • When most I wink
        • Blow, blow, thou winter wind
  • Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
      • Let us garlands bring Op. 18
        • Fear no more the heat o' the sun
  • Franz Schubert
        • Ständchen D889
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
        • Orpheus with his Lute
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
        • Fancy
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Fancie
  • Alison Bauld (b.1944)
        • The Witches' Song
  • Joseph Horovitz (b.1926)
        • Lady Macbeth - a Scena
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
        • Serenade to Music
  • Encore
  • George Shearing (1919-2011)
      • Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare
        • Live with me and be my love

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