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Dame Sarah Connolly & Joseph Middleton - Leeds Lieder

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Dame Sarah Connolly
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25 Apr 2021 - 9 May 2021

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Dame Sarah Connolly - mezzo soprano
Joseph Middleton - piano

Mahler – Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Das irdische Leben
Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen

Chausson – Poème de l’amour et de la mer
La Fleur des eaux
La Mort de l’amour

Ireland – Earth’s Call
Moeran – Twilight
Gurney – By a Bierside
Gurney – Thou didst delight my eyes

Elgar – Sea Pictures (selections)
Sea Slumber Song
In Haven (Capri)
Where Corals Lie
Sabbath Morning at Sea

Dame Sarah Connolly, Leeds Lieder Patron and operatic superstar needs no introduction. In the line of great British mezzo sopranos interpreting Elgar’s Sea Pictures, Sarah Connolly has made the work very much her own. A rare performance of Chausson’s Poème de l’amour et de la mer in the piano accompanied version forms the central section of this recital and is paired with folk-inspired songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn by Mahler. A collection of the finest English song rounds off their programme.

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During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.

Links to the live stream will be in your booking confirmation email and will also be in a pre-show email sent three days before the event begins.  The live stream is available until 11.59pm on 9 May.

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