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Leeds Lieder Festival | From the Distant Beloved

18th April 2020 - 18th April 2020

JAMES NEWBY _baritone_ JOSEPH MIDDLETON_ piano_ BRITTEN _I wonder as I wander_ _There’s none to soothe_ BEETHOVEN _Maigesang Adelaide_ _An die ferne Geliebte_ SCHUBERT _Der Wanderer D489_ _Der Wanderer D649_ _Auf der Brücke D853_ _Abendstern D806_ BRITTEN _At the mid-hour of night_ _The last rose of summer_ _Sail on, sail on_ James Newby collected droves of new supporters when he stood in at the last minute to open last year’s Festival. The Ilkley Gazette commented upon Newby’s ‘lustrous dark baritone’ and praised his ‘remarkable insight’ and ‘genius for storytelling’ at what was a highlight of the 2019 Festival. BBC New Generation Artist, Newby, together with Middleton, offer a programme of wandering and romanticism before they tour the programme to Wigmore Hall, Vienna, Brussels, Budapest, Lisbon, Baden-Baden, Stockholm, Cologne, Amsterdam and Hamburg. > _‘Newby has a winning platform manner and a glorious voice that will take him far’_ > MUSICOMH, WIGMORE HALL RECITAL WITH JOSEPH MIDDLETON >  > _‘Middleton… again demonstrates that he’s one of the most talented, intuitive collaborative pianists of his generation’_ > CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGAZINE

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Saturday 18th April 2020 - 01:00pm