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LLF24 – Evening Recital: Ema Nikolovska and Joseph Middleton

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Evening Recital_ Ema Nikolovska and Joseph Middleton

 

Ema Nikolovska mezzo-soprano
Joseph Middleton piano

Tickets:
£25
£23 (unwaged/disabled)
FREE (U30/students)

Macedonian-Canadian mezzo-soprano Ema Nikolovska delighted Leeds Lieder audiences in 2021, and we are thrilled to welcome her back to perform – with Joseph Middleton – the newly-commissioned song cycle by Tansy Davies. The rest of their programme centres around the songs of Schubert, Debussy and the remarkable Margaret Bonds, a composer enjoying a well-deserved renaissance.

Since being at Leeds Lieder in 2021, Ema has given her Carnegie Hall and Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin debuts as well as creating the main role in George Benjamin’s Picture a day like this at Covent Garden’s Linbury Theatre. In 2022 she became a recipient of the prestigious Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award. It’s a thrill to witness the stratospheric rise of this outstanding artist and we’re so pleased to welcome her back to Yorkshire!

The future of this privileged voice seems to have no limits.” ÓPERA ACTUAL

This event is part of the Evening Recitals Pass. Find out more about our Festival Passes here.

FRANZ SCHUBERT
Im Frühling
Dass sie hier gewesen
Herbst
Der Unglückliche

TANSY DAVIES
New Settings of Poems by Nick Drake
A Leeds Lieder commission – world première

MARGARET BONDS
Songs of the Seasons
Poème d’Automne
Winter Moon
Young Love in Spring
Summer Storm

INTERVAL

CLAUDE DEBUSSSY
Ariettes Oubliées
C’est l’extase langoureuse
Il pleure dans mon cœur
L’ombre des arbres
Chevaux de bois
Green
Spleen

NIKOLAI MEDTNER
Twilight
Sleeplessness

NICOLAS SLONIMSKY
Five Advertising Songs
Utica Sheets and Pillowcases
Pillsbury Bran Muffins
Vauv Nose Powder
Children Cry for Castoria
Make This a Day of Pepsodent


 

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