Sir Thomas Allen (baritone) Joseph Middleton (piano)
Ludwig van Beethoven – Mailied, Wonne der Wehmuth, Adelaide, La Partenza
Felix Mendelssohn – Morgengruss, Fruhlingslied, Winterlied, Frage, Venetianisches Gondellied
Hugo Wolf – Wie Viele Zeit Verlor ich, Hess auf dein blondes Haupt, Nimmersatte Liebe, Anakreons Grab, Der Gartner
Henri Duparc – Soupir, La vie antérieure, Le manoir de Rosemonde, L’invitation au voyage
Charles Ives – The Things our Fathers Loved, Tom Sails Away, Charlie Rutlage, The Sideshow, The Greatest Man
Peter Warlock – Sleep, Pretty ring time, Ha’anacker Mill, My own country, Yarmouth Fair
In partnership with Leeds Lieder.
Sir Thomas Allen is an established star of the great opera houses of the world and an acclaimed recitalist – equally at home on the stage and on the concert platform, he has appeared with the world’s great orchestras and conductors.
Pianist Joseph Middleton specialises in the art of song accompaniment and chamber music and has been highly acclaimed within this field. Described by BBC Music as ‘one of the brightest stars in the world of song and Lieder’ and by Opera as ‘the rightful heir to legendary accompanist Gerald Moore’, he has enjoyed fruitful partnerships with Dame Sarah Connolly, Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Felicity Lott, Carolyn Sampson, Ian Bostridge and many more.
6:30pm: Pre-concert talk by George Kennaway
Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall
This concert is supported by FUAM.