7th to 23rd July 2017

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Sarah Connolly & Joseph Middleton

Sarah Connolly, mezzo soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano
About the show

Schumann Frauenliebe und leben
Berlioz Nuits d’Eté
Poulenc Banalités
Copland Selection from the Emily Dickinson Songs:
Nature, the gentlest mother
There came a wind like a bugle
The world feels dusty
I’ve heard an organ
Going to Heaven
The Chariot
Richard Rodney Bennett The History of the Thé Dansant

Born in County Durham, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly studied piano and singing at the Royal College of Music, of which she is now a Fellow. She was made CBE in the 2010 New Year’s Honours List. In 2011 she was honoured by the Incorporated Society of Musicians and presented with the Distinguished Musician Award she is the recipient of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s 2012 Singer Award. Highlights on the concert platform in 2016/17 include Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius (Berliner Staatskapelle/Barenboim); Fricka Das Rheingold (Boston Symphony Orchestra/Nelsons); Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis (Hamburg Symphoniker/Tate); Mahler’s Symphony No  8 (LPO/ Jurowski) and Das Lied von der Erde (Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Haitink).

This concert is generously supported by Marianne Falk


Saturday 22 July




Pavilion Arts Centre

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