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Leeds Lieder Festival | 10th Festival Opening Gala – A Leeds Lieder Acrostic

16th April 2020 - 16th April 2020

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.

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Thursday 16th April 2020 - 07:30pm