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Music, Thu 16 Apr 2020

Leeds Lieder Festival | 10th Festival Opening Gala

Leeds Lieder Festival | 10th Festival Opening Gala

Details

SIR THOMAS ALLEN _baritone and actor_
SIOBHAN STAGG _soprano_
EMA NIKOLOVSKA _mezzo-soprano_
JAMES GILCHRIST _tenor_
MARCUS FARNSWORTH _baritone_
JOSEPH MIDDLETON_ piano_
with LEEDS LIEDER YOUNG ARTISTS

Himmlische Lust’: Der Tanz – Schubert
An die Freude – Schubert
Purcell – Sound the trumpet
Purcell – Lost is my quiet
Ye banks and braes – trad.

Bauld – Witches’ song
It was a Lover and his lass – Quilter
Roger Quilter – Fear no more the heat o’ the sun
Tippett – Songs for Ariel
Horowitz – Lady Macbeth
Dankworth – Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day
An Sylvia – Schubert
You spotted snakes – Smith

_INTERVAL_

Lebenslust – Schubert
Ein kleiner, hübscher Vogel – Brahms
Es bebet das Gesträuche – Brahms
Der Abend – Brahms
Schumann – Zigeunerleben

Le papillon et la fleur – Fauré
Ives – The Cage
Erlkönig – Schubert
Die Drossel – Strauss
En svane – Grieg
Rosenthal – La souris d’Angleterre

Serenade to Music – Vaughan Williams

The Tenth Leeds Lieder Festival opens with a gala recital spelling out Happy Birthday Leeds Lieder in song. Star of the recital platform and past Guest of Honour Sir Thomas Allen will read poetry between songs performed by BBC New Generation Artist Ema Nikolovska and Marcus Farnsworth, Leeds Lieder favourite James Gilchrist and debutante Siobhan Stagg fresh from triumphant performances as Pamina at the Royal Opera House. The current crop of LL Young Artists will take the stage for a celebratory performance of the Serenade to Music.

Cash PointCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Facilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 16 Apr 2020 19:30 to 00:00

Prices

Tickets: £30, £28 (conc) £5 (U26/students)

Address

Woodhouse Lane,
Leeds,
LS2 9JT

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 295347  Lat: 53.80775 Long: -1.55350

By Car:

Leeds University is found on the A660 road to Skipton and is clearly signposted from the A58 .

By Public Transport: The University is served by many buses including 1,95,96 and X84 which depart from Leeds bus station

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Leeds station

Facilities

  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality