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Sophie Rennert and Joseph Middleton: Noël

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Austrian mezzo soprano Sophie Rennert made her UK debut at the Leeds Lieder Festival in April 2017 with Graham Johnson.

A graduate of the Vienna University of Music and prize-winner in numerous prestigious competitions, she appears in Sheffield alongside Leeds Lieder Director Joseph Middleton fresh from recitals at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie and Vienna’s Konzerthaus.

Programme to include Schubert songs on the theme of Winter, as well as Christmas songs by Wolf, Michael Head and Rodrigo.

“A mezzo of many colours, subtlety, and dramatic intelligence”

The Arts Desk


Cornelius Die Könige
  Die Hirten
Schubert Der Winterabend
  Die Junge Nonne
  An den Mond
  Nacht und Träume
  Rastlose Liebe
Strauss Fünf Lieder Op 15


Pfitzner Stimme der Sehnsucht
Rodrigo Pastorcito santo
  Coplillas de Belén
Head The Three Mummers
  A slumber song of the Madonna
  Star Candles
  The Little road to Bethlehem