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Advance Tickets: Adults  £22.00 each.  Under 25 years £15.00 (booking fee applies) Licensed bar.

Doors open at 7.00pm

On the door on the night tickets will cost £26.00 and £18.00 respectively.

Regular attendees of our events  will be aware that we have a limited number of wheelchair/accessible seats and therefore in an effort to make it fair for all concerned we are asking friends and family to book a seat in the row behind – Row A .

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Join us for a beautiful evening of classic love songs with soprano Louise Alder and pianist Joseph Middleton – Introduced by BBC Radio 3’s Donald Macleod

Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)  –  Le papillon et la feur
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)  –  Chanson d’amour, Op.27 no.1
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)  –  Rêve d’amour, Op.5 no.2
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)  –   Notre Amour, Op.23 no.2
Boulanger, Nadia (1887-1979)  –  Les heures claires: C’était en juin
Boulanger, Nadia (1887-1979)  –  Les heures claires: Que tes yeux clairs, tes yeux d’été
Boulanger, Nadia (1887-1979)  –  Les heures claires: S’il arrive jamais
Mahler, Gustav (1860-1911)  –  Rückert-Lieder
Copland, Aaron (1900-1990)  –  12 poems of Emily Dickinson
Rorem, Ned (1923-2022)  –  Early in the Morning
Rorem, Ned (1923-2022)  –  I will always love you
Rodgers, Richard (1902-1979)  –  The King and I: Hello Young Lovers


Louise Alder credit Gerard Collett reduced for TSLouise Alder studied at the Royal College of Music International Opera School where she was the inaugural Kiri Te Kanawa Scholar.

Her engagements in the 2023/24 season include Fiordiligi Così fan tutte and Susanna in a new production of Le nozze di Figaro at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich and Cleopatra Giulio Cesare for Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

Her recital appearances include the BBC Proms, Graz Musikverein and the Oper Frankfurt with Gary Matthewman, Wigmore Hall with both Joseph Middleton and James Baillieu, the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg with Daniel Heide and the Oxford Lieder Festival and Fundación Privada Victoria de los Ángeles in Barcelona with Sholto Kynoch.

Photo credit:  Gerard Collett


Joseph Middleton00 4

Photo: Marco Borggreve

Pianist Joseph Middleton specialises in the art of song accompaniment and chamber music and has been internationally acclaimed within this field. Described in the BBC Music Magazine as ‘one of the brightest stars in the world of song and Lieder’, he has also been labelled ‘the cream of the new generation’ by The Times and ‘a perfect accompanist’ by Opera Now.

Joseph enjoys fruitful partnerships with internationally established singers including Sir Thomas Allen, Louise Alder, Ian Bostridge, Dame Sarah Connolly, Iestyn Davies, Fatma Said, Samuel Hasselhorn, Wolfgang Holzmair, Christiane Karg, Katarina Karnéus, Angelika Kirchschlager, Dame Felicity Lott, Christopher Maltman, John Mark Ainsley, Ann Murray, James Newby, Mark Padmore, Miah Persson, Allan Clayton, Matthew Rose, Carolyn Sampson and Roderick Williams. 

Joseph Middleton is director of Leeds Lieder, musician in residence at Pembroke College Cambridge and a professor and Fellow at his alma mater, the Royal Academy of Music. He was the recipient of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist of the Year Award in 2017.

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Advance tickets – Adults £22.00 — £15.00 for under 25 years  (booking fee applies)

Please note on the door on the night tickets will cost £26.00 and £18.00 respectively

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