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Friday 26th November – Ailish Tynan (soprano) and Joseph Middleton (piano)

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Priority booking to Leeds Lieder Friends opens Monday 13th September
To become a Friend please contact info@leedslieder.org.uk
General booking opens Monday 20th September

Tickets
Full price – £20
Concessions (Unwaged/Disabled) – £15
Students – Free

*Ticket offer – purchase a full price ticket for all three recitals this November for only £50*

Irish soprano Ailish Tynan has built a loyal following of song fans following her triumphant win at the 2003 Rosenblatt Recital Song Prize at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. She was a member of the prestigious Vilar Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and a BBC New Generation Artist, where she recorded and performed prolifically with the BBC orchestras and in recital. Recognised for the beauty of her voice, her engaging stage presence and her inventive programming she is a regular guest at Wigmore Hall. Leading operatic roles have taken her to The Royal Opera, ENO, Teatro alla Scala and Houston Grand Opera, working with conductors including Gergiev, Järvi, Maazel, Pappano and Elder. She has appeared at both first and last night of the BBC Proms.


Franz Schubert
Die junge Nonne
Nacht und Träume
Dass sie hier gewesen
Wanderers Nachtlied II
Gretchen am Spinnrade

Gabriel Fauré Cinq Mélodies «de Venise» (1891) Op. 58
Mandoline
En sourdine
Green
À Clymène
C’est l’extase

Interval

Richard Strauss
Morgen
Schlechtes Wetter
Die Nacht
Befreit

Muriel Herbert 6 children’s songs
Merry-go-round (Ada Harrison) [1938]
The Gypsies (Ada Harrison) [1938]
The Tadpole (Ada Harrison) [1938]
Jack Spratt (Ada Harrison) [1938]
Acorn and Willow (Ada Harrison) [1938]
The Bunny (Ada Harrison) [1938]

Trad. arr. Herbert Hughes The Spanish Lady
Rebecca Clarke A dream
Pendleton Bid adieu
Trad. arr. Herbert Hughes Tigaree torum orum


“…sung with shining conviction by an artist approaching the peak of her powers…”
The Times on Ailish’s Oxford Lieder Recital 2021