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OPENING CONCERT: Carolyn Sampson, Julien Prégardien & Joseph Middleton

19th April 2018 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

£5 - £25
Poetry into Song

Carolyn Sampson soprano 
Julian Prégardien tenor 
Joseph Middleton pianoMulti Gramophone Award Winner Carolyn Sampson returns to Leeds Lieder to open the 2018 Festival, following her thoughtful and colourful recital in 2015. Her critically acclaimed partnership with Joseph Middleton has been described as ‘inspired’ (Guardian) and their music making ‘an indivisible unit with sound and sense beautifully fused’ (Gramophone Magazine). Tonight they are joined by one of the finest young Lieder interpreters, Julian Prégardien, well known to audiences at Wigmore Hall, Munich’s Bavarian Opera, Salzburg Mozart Festival and the Schubertiade in Hohenems/Schwarzenberg.

They will perform Robert Schumann’s wedding gift to Clara, his Myrthen, as well as a selection of his other songs and duets.

Tickets: Area A £25, £23 (conc) / Area B £20, £18 (conc) / £5 (U26/students)

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Book your tickets via the Leeds College of Music Box Office: 
Online: www.lcm.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 222 3434

Programme to include:

Schumann duets

Schumann Myrthen
1. Widmung
2. Freisinn
3. Der Nussbaum
4. Jemand
5. Sitz’ ich allein
6. Setze mir nicht
7. Die Lotosblume
8. Talismane
9. Lied der Suleika
10. Die Hochländer-Witwe
11. Lied der Braut I (Mutter! Mutter!)
12. Lied der Braut II (Lass mich ihm am Busen hangen)
13. Hochländers Abschied
14. Hochländisches Wiegenlied
15. Aus den hebräischen Gesängen (Mein Herz ist schwer)
16. Rätsel
17. Zwei Venetianische Lieder I (Leis’ rudern hin)
18. Zwei Venetianische Lieder II (Wenn durch die Piazza)
19. Hauptmanns Weib
20. Weit, weit
21. Was will die einsame Träne
22. Niemand
23. Im Westen
24. Du bist wie eine Blume
25. Aus den östlichen Rosen
26. Zum Schluss



19th April 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£5 - £25
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Leeds College of Music, 3 Quarry Hill
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7PD United Kingdom
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0113 222 3434