Radio 3 Big Song Weekend [Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert]

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"""Strauss, Pfitzner, Thuille"""20190220

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Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
The second in a series of four concerts curated by pianist Joseph Middleton celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, the Austrian mezzo soprano Sophie Rennert 's programme sets Strauss's Opus 15 songs into context with those of his contemporaries Hans Pfitzner and close friend and sometime rival Ludwig Thuille.

Richard Strauss: Funf Lieder, Op.15
Madrigal
Winternacht
Lob des Leidens
Aus den Liedern der Trauer
Heimkehr

Hans Pfitzner: Nachts, Op.26 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Lockung, Op.7 no 4
Hans Pfitzner: Nachtwanderer, Op.7 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Abschied, op.9 no 5

Ludwig Thuille: Opus 12
Waldensamkeit
Die Nacht
Di Stille Nacht

Richard Strauss: Standchen, Op 17 no.2
Richard Strauss: Breit' über mein Haupt, Op 19 no.2
Richard Strauss: Mein Herz is Stumm, Op 19 no.6
Richard Strauss: All mein Gedanken, Op 21 no.1
Richard Strauss: Du meines Herzens Krönelein
Richard Strauss: Befreit, Op 39 no.4

Sophie Rennert, mezzo soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series exploring the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"""

"Songs By Strauss, Schoenberg And Berg"20190222

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs reaches its conclusion today. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, soprano Carolyn Sampson returns to perform Strauss's celebrated Four Last Songs for the first time in concert alongside his remarkable Ophelia songs, and some moving early songs by Arnold Schoenberg and Alban Berg.

Richard Strauss: Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op.67
Wie erkenn ich mein Treulieb
Guten Morgen, 's ist Sankt Valentinstag
Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss

Schoenberg: Opus 2
Erwartung
Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm
Erhebung
Waldsonne

Berg: Sieben Fruhe Lieder (excerpt)
Nacht
Schilflied

Richard Strauss: Vier Letzte Lieder
Fruhling
September
Beim Schlafengehen
Im Abendrot

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

"Songs By Strauss, Schoenberg And Berg"20190222

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs reaches its conclusion today. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, soprano Carolyn Sampson returns to perform Strauss's celebrated Four Last Songs for the first time in concert alongside his remarkable Ophelia songs, and some moving early songs by Arnold Schoenberg and Alban Berg.

Richard Strauss: Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op.67
Wie erkenn ich mein Treulieb
Guten Morgen, 's ist Sankt Valentinstag
Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss

Schoenberg: Opus 2
Erwartung
Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm
Erhebung
Waldsonne

Berg: Sieben Fruhe Lieder (excerpt)
Nacht
Schilflied

Richard Strauss: Vier Letzte Lieder
Fruhling
September
Beim Schlafengehen
Im Abendrot

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

"Songs By Strauss, Zemlinsky And Debussy"20190221

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton continues his series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, soprano Carolyn Sampson places Strauss's poignant Morgen and Madchenblumen, Op.22 in context with songs by his contemporaries Alexander von Zemlinsky and Debussy.

Richard Strauss: Opus 22
Kornblumen
Mohnblumen
Epheu
Wasserrose

Alexander von Zemlinsky: Briefchen schrieb ich, Op.6 no 6
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Das Rosenband (Drei lieder)
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Liebe Schwalbe, Op.6 no 1
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Liebe und Fruhling (Sieben Lieder)

Debussy: Ariettes oubliees
C'est l'extase langoureuse
Il pleure dans mon Coeur
L'ombre des arbres
Chevaux de bois
Green
Spleen

Richard Strauss: Schlagende Herzen, Op.29 no 2
Richard Strauss: Gluckes genug, Op.37 no 1
Richard Strauss: Meinem kinde, Op.37 no 3
Richard Strauss: Morgen, Op.27 no 4

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

"Strauss, Mahler Songs"20190219

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a series of recitals celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, Radio 3's New Generation Artist, the baritone James Newby presents a programme of Strauss's early works, from a Christmas song Strauss wrote aged six, to his remarkably assured Opus 10 set, completed when he was barely into his twenties.

Richard Strauss: Weinachtslied TrV2
Richard Strauss: Winterreise, TrV4
Richard Strauss: Lust und Qual, TrV51
Richard Strauss: Die Drossel, TrV49
Richard Strauss: Husarenlied, TrV42
Richard Strauss: Ein Roslein zog ich mire im Garten, TrV67

Mahler: Absolung im Sommer
Mahler: Serenade aus Don Juan
Mahler: Fruhlingsmorgen
Mahler: Erinnerung
Mahler: Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz

Richard Strauss: Opus 10
Zueignung
Nichts
Die Nacht
Die Georgine
Guduld
Dir Verschwiegenen
Die Zeitlose
Allerseelen

James Newby, baritone
Joseph Middleton, piano

Produced by Johannah Smith, BBC Wales

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

"Strauss, Pfitzner, Thuille Songs"20190220

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
The second in a series of four concerts curated by pianist Joseph Middleton celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, the Austrian mezzo soprano Sophie Rennert 's programme sets Strauss's Opus 15 songs into context with those of his contemporaries Hans Pfitzner and close friend and sometime rival Ludwig Thuille.

Richard Strauss: Funf Lieder, Op.15
Madrigal
Winternacht
Lob des Leidens
Aus den Liedern der Trauer
Heimkehr

Hans Pfitzner: Nachts, Op.26 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Lockung, Op.7 no 4
Hans Pfitzner: Nachtwanderer, Op.7 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Abschied, op.9 no 5

Ludwig Thuille: Opus 12
Waldensamkeit
Die Nacht
Di Stille Nacht

Richard Strauss: Standchen, Op 17 no.2
Richard Strauss: Breit' über mein Haupt, Op 19 no.2
Richard Strauss: Mein Herz is Stumm, Op 19 no.6
Richard Strauss: All mein Gedanken, Op 21 no.1
Richard Strauss: Du meines Herzens Krönelein
Richard Strauss: Befreit, Op 39 no.4

Sophie Rennert, mezzo soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Produced by Johannah Smith, BBC Wales

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series exploring the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

"Strauss, Pfitzner, Thuille"20190220

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
The second in a series of four concerts curated by pianist Joseph Middleton celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, the Austrian mezzo soprano Sophie Rennert 's programme sets Strauss's Opus 15 songs into context with those of his contemporaries Hans Pfitzner and close friend and sometime rival Ludwig Thuille.

Richard Strauss: Funf Lieder, Op.15
Madrigal
Winternacht
Lob des Leidens
Aus den Liedern der Trauer
Heimkehr

Hans Pfitzner: Nachts, Op.26 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Lockung, Op.7 no 4
Hans Pfitzner: Nachtwanderer, Op.7 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Abschied, op.9 no 5

Ludwig Thuille: Opus 12
Waldensamkeit
Die Nacht
Di Stille Nacht

Richard Strauss: Standchen, Op 17 no.2
Richard Strauss: Breit' über mein Haupt, Op 19 no.2
Richard Strauss: Mein Herz is Stumm, Op 19 no.6
Richard Strauss: All mein Gedanken, Op 21 no.1
Richard Strauss: Du meines Herzens Krönelein
Richard Strauss: Befreit, Op 39 no.4

Sophie Rennert, mezzo soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series exploring the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

"Strauss, Pfitzner, Thuille"20190220

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
The second in a series of four concerts curated by pianist Joseph Middleton celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, the Austrian mezzo soprano Sophie Rennert 's programme sets Strauss's Opus 15 songs into context with those of his contemporaries Hans Pfitzner and close friend and sometime rival Ludwig Thuille.

Richard Strauss: Funf Lieder, Op.15
Madrigal
Winternacht
Lob des Leidens
Aus den Liedern der Trauer
Heimkehr

Hans Pfitzner: Nachts, Op.26 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Lockung, Op.7 no 4
Hans Pfitzner: Nachtwanderer, Op.7 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Abschied, op.9 no 5

Ludwig Thuille: Opus 12
Waldensamkeit
Die Nacht
Di Stille Nacht

Richard Strauss: Standchen, Op 17 no.2
Richard Strauss: Breit' über mein Haupt, Op 19 no.2
Richard Strauss: Mein Herz is Stumm, Op 19 no.6
Richard Strauss: All mein Gedanken, Op 21 no.1
Richard Strauss: Du meines Herzens Kr怀nelein
Richard Strauss: Befreit, Op 39 no.4

Sophie Rennert, mezzo soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series exploring the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

"Strauss, Schoenberg, Berg Songs"20190222

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs reaches its conclusion today. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, soprano Carolyn Sampson returns to perform Strauss's celebrated Four Last Songs for the first time in concert alongside his remarkable Ophelia songs, and some moving early songs by Arnold Schoenberg and Alban Berg.

Richard Strauss: Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op.67
Wie erkenn ich mein Treulieb
Guten Morgen, 's ist Sankt Valentinstag
Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss

Schoenberg: Opus 2
Erwartung
Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm
Erhebung
Waldsonne

Berg: Sieben Fruhe Lieder (excerpt)
Nacht
Schilflied

Richard Strauss: Vier Letzte Lieder
Fruhling
September
Beim Schlafengehen
Im Abendrot

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Produced by Johannah Smith, BBC Wales

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

"Strauss, Zemlinsky, Debussy Songs"20190221

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton continues his series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, soprano Carolyn Sampson places Strauss's poignant Morgen and Madchenblumen, Op.22 in context with songs by his contemporaries Alexander von Zemlinsky and Debussy.

Richard Strauss: Opus 22
Kornblumen
Mohnblumen
Epheu
Wasserrose

Alexander von Zemlinsky: Briefchen schrieb ich, Op.6 no 6
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Das Rosenband (Drei lieder)
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Liebe Schwalbe, Op.6 no 1
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Liebe und Fruhling (Sieben Lieder)

Debussy: Ariettes oubliees
C'est l'extase langoureuse
Il pleure dans mon Coeur
L'ombre des arbres
Chevaux de bois
Green
Spleen

Richard Strauss: Schlagende Herzen, Op.29 no 2
Richard Strauss: Gluckes genug, Op.37 no 1
Richard Strauss: Meinem kinde, Op.37 no 3
Richard Strauss: Morgen, Op.27 no 4

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Produced by Johannah Smith, BBC Wales

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

Mezzo-soprano Kitty Whately celebrates the words and music of women20190218

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Kitty Whately and Simon Lepper present a programme of English Song settings of some of the 20th-century’s best-loved female poets and writers, including Ursula Vaughan Williams, Virginia Woolf, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Margaret Atwood.

Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Jonathan Dove: All the Future Days (Autobiography; Penelope; The Siren)
Ralph Vaughan Williams: 4 Last Songs
Judith Cloud: Night Dreams (Variations on the Word Sleep)
Lori Laitman: Orange Afternoon Lover (I Was Reading a Scientific Article)
Dominick Argento: From the Diary of Virginia Woolf (Anxiety)
Rebecca Clarke: Lethe
Juliana Hall: Letters from Edna (To Harriet Monroe; To Mother)
Jonathan Dove: Nights Not Spent Alone

Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano)
Simon Lepper (piano)

Kitty Whately sings settings of works by some of the best-loved female poets and writers.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Mezzo-soprano Kitty Whately celebrates the words and music of women2019021820190224 (R3)

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Kitty Whately and Simon Lepper present a programme of English Song settings of some of the 20th-century’s best-loved female poets and writers, including Ursula Vaughan Williams, Virginia Woolf, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Margaret Atwood.

Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Jonathan Dove: All the Future Days (Autobiography; Penelope; The Siren)
Ralph Vaughan Williams: 4 Last Songs
Judith Cloud: Night Dreams (Variations on the Word Sleep)
Lori Laitman: Orange Afternoon Lover (I Was Reading a Scientific Article)
Dominick Argento: From the Diary of Virginia Woolf (Anxiety)
Rebecca Clarke: Lethe
Juliana Hall: Letters from Edna (To Harriet Monroe; To Mother)
Jonathan Dove: Nights Not Spent Alone

Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano)
Simon Lepper (piano)

Kitty Whately sings settings of works by some of the best-loved female poets and writers.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Mezzo-soprano Kitty Whately celebrates the words and music of women2019021820190224 (R3)

"

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Kitty Whately and Simon Lepper present a programme of English Song settings of some of the 20th-century’s best-loved female poets and writers, including Ursula Vaughan Williams, Virginia Woolf, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Margaret Atwood.

Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Jonathan Dove: All the Future Days (Autobiography; Penelope; The Siren)
Ralph Vaughan Williams: 4 Last Songs
Judith Cloud: Night Dreams (Variations on the Word Sleep)
Lori Laitman: Orange Afternoon Lover (I Was Reading a Scientific Article)
Dominick Argento: From the Diary of Virginia Woolf (Anxiety)
Rebecca Clarke: Lethe
Juliana Hall: Letters from Edna (To Harriet Monroe; To Mother)
Jonathan Dove: Nights Not Spent Alone

Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano)
Simon Lepper (piano)

Kitty Whately sings settings of works by some of the best-loved female poets and writers.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Kitty Whately and Simon Lepper present a programme of English Song settings of some of the 20th-century’s best-loved female poets and writers, including Ursula Vaughan Williams, Virginia Woolf, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Margaret Atwood.

Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Jonathan Dove: All the Future Days (Autobiography; Penelope; The Siren)
Ralph Vaughan Williams: 4 Last Songs
Judith Cloud: Night Dreams (Variations on the Word Sleep)
Lori Laitman: Orange Afternoon Lover (I Was Reading a Scientific Article)
Dominick Argento: From the Diary of Virginia Woolf (Anxiety)
Rebecca Clarke: Lethe
Juliana Hall: Letters from Edna (To Harriet Monroe; To Mother)
Jonathan Dove: Nights Not Spent Alone

Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano)
Simon Lepper (piano)

Kitty Whately sings settings of works by some of the best-loved female poets and writers.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

Songs by Strauss and Mahler20190219

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a series of recitals celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, Radio 3's New Generation Artist, the baritone James Newby presents a programme of Strauss's early works, from a Christmas song Strauss wrote aged six, to his remarkably assured Opus 10 set, completed when he was barely into his twenties.

Richard Strauss: Weinachtslied TrV2
Richard Strauss: Winterreise, TrV4
Richard Strauss: Lust und Qual, TrV51
Richard Strauss: Die Drossel, TrV49
Richard Strauss: Husarenlied, TrV42
Richard Strauss: Ein Roslein zog ich mire im Garten, TrV67

Mahler: Absolung im Sommer
Mahler: Serenade aus Don Juan
Mahler: Fruhlingsmorgen
Mahler: Erinnerung
Mahler: Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz

Richard Strauss: Opus 10
Zueignung
Nichts
Die Nacht
Die Georgine
Guduld
Dir Verschwiegenen
Die Zeitlose
Allerseelen

James Newby, baritone
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Songs By Strauss And Mahler20190219

"

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a series of recitals celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, Radio 3's New Generation Artist, the baritone James Newby presents a programme of Strauss's early works, from a Christmas song Strauss wrote aged six, to his remarkably assured Opus 10 set, completed when he was barely into his twenties.

Richard Strauss: Weinachtslied TrV2
Richard Strauss: Winterreise, TrV4
Richard Strauss: Lust und Qual, TrV51
Richard Strauss: Die Drossel, TrV49
Richard Strauss: Husarenlied, TrV42
Richard Strauss: Ein Roslein zog ich mire im Garten, TrV67

Mahler: Absolung im Sommer
Mahler: Serenade aus Don Juan
Mahler: Fruhlingsmorgen
Mahler: Erinnerung
Mahler: Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz

Richard Strauss: Opus 10
Zueignung
Nichts
Die Nacht
Die Georgine
Guduld
Dir Verschwiegenen
Die Zeitlose
Allerseelen

James Newby, baritone
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series"

Songs by Strauss, Schoenberg and Berg20190222

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs reaches its conclusion today. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, soprano Carolyn Sampson returns to perform Strauss's celebrated Four Last Songs for the first time in concert alongside his remarkable Ophelia songs, and some moving early songs by Arnold Schoenberg and Alban Berg.

Richard Strauss: Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op.67
Wie erkenn ich mein Treulieb
Guten Morgen, 's ist Sankt Valentinstag
Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss

Schoenberg: Opus 2
Erwartung
Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm
Erhebung
Waldsonne

Berg: Sieben Fruhe Lieder (excerpt)
Nacht
Schilflied

Richard Strauss: Vier Letzte Lieder
Fruhling
September
Beim Schlafengehen
Im Abendrot

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Songs by Strauss, Zemlinsky and Debussy20190221

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton continues his series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, soprano Carolyn Sampson places Strauss's poignant Morgen and Madchenblumen, Op.22 in context with songs by his contemporaries Alexander von Zemlinsky and Debussy.

Richard Strauss: Opus 22
Kornblumen
Mohnblumen
Epheu
Wasserrose

Alexander von Zemlinsky: Briefchen schrieb ich, Op.6 no 6
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Das Rosenband (Drei lieder)
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Liebe Schwalbe, Op.6 no 1
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Liebe und Fruhling (Sieben Lieder)

Debussy: Ariettes oubliees
C'est l'extase langoureuse
Il pleure dans mon Coeur
L'ombre des arbres
Chevaux de bois
Green
Spleen

Richard Strauss: Schlagende Herzen, Op.29 no 2
Richard Strauss: Gluckes genug, Op.37 no 1
Richard Strauss: Meinem kinde, Op.37 no 3
Richard Strauss: Morgen, Op.27 no 4

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Strauss, Mahler Songs20190219

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a series of recitals celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, Radio 3's New Generation Artist, the baritone James Newby presents a programme of Strauss's early works, from a Christmas song Strauss wrote aged six, to his remarkably assured Opus 10 set, completed when he was barely into his twenties.

Richard Strauss: Weinachtslied TrV2
Richard Strauss: Winterreise, TrV4
Richard Strauss: Lust und Qual, TrV51
Richard Strauss: Die Drossel, TrV49
Richard Strauss: Husarenlied, TrV42
Richard Strauss: Ein Roslein zog ich mire im Garten, TrV67

Mahler: Absolung im Sommer
Mahler: Serenade aus Don Juan
Mahler: Fruhlingsmorgen
Mahler: Erinnerung
Mahler: Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz

Richard Strauss: Opus 10
Zueignung
Nichts
Die Nacht
Die Georgine
Guduld
Dir Verschwiegenen
Die Zeitlose
Allerseelen

James Newby, baritone
Joseph Middleton, piano

Produced by Johannah Smith, BBC Wales

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Strauss, Pfitzner, Thuille20190220

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
The second in a series of four concerts curated by pianist Joseph Middleton celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, the Austrian mezzo soprano Sophie Rennert 's programme sets Strauss's Opus 15 songs into context with those of his contemporaries Hans Pfitzner and close friend and sometime rival Ludwig Thuille.

Richard Strauss: Funf Lieder, Op.15
Madrigal
Winternacht
Lob des Leidens
Aus den Liedern der Trauer
Heimkehr

Hans Pfitzner: Nachts, Op.26 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Lockung, Op.7 no 4
Hans Pfitzner: Nachtwanderer, Op.7 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Abschied, op.9 no 5

Ludwig Thuille: Opus 12
Waldensamkeit
Die Nacht
Di Stille Nacht

Richard Strauss: Standchen, Op 17 no.2
Richard Strauss: Breit' über mein Haupt, Op 19 no.2
Richard Strauss: Mein Herz is Stumm, Op 19 no.6
Richard Strauss: All mein Gedanken, Op 21 no.1
Richard Strauss: Du meines Herzens Krönelein
Richard Strauss: Befreit, Op 39 no.4

Sophie Rennert, mezzo soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series exploring the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Strauss, Pfitzner, Thuille Songs20190220

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
The second in a series of four concerts curated by pianist Joseph Middleton celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, the Austrian mezzo soprano Sophie Rennert 's programme sets Strauss's Opus 15 songs into context with those of his contemporaries Hans Pfitzner and close friend and sometime rival Ludwig Thuille.

Richard Strauss: Funf Lieder, Op.15
Madrigal
Winternacht
Lob des Leidens
Aus den Liedern der Trauer
Heimkehr

Hans Pfitzner: Nachts, Op.26 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Lockung, Op.7 no 4
Hans Pfitzner: Nachtwanderer, Op.7 no 2
Hans Pfitzner: Abschied, op.9 no 5

Ludwig Thuille: Opus 12
Waldensamkeit
Die Nacht
Di Stille Nacht

Richard Strauss: Standchen, Op 17 no.2
Richard Strauss: Breit' über mein Haupt, Op 19 no.2
Richard Strauss: Mein Herz is Stumm, Op 19 no.6
Richard Strauss: All mein Gedanken, Op 21 no.1
Richard Strauss: Du meines Herzens Krönelein
Richard Strauss: Befreit, Op 39 no.4

Sophie Rennert, mezzo soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Produced by Johannah Smith, BBC Wales

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series exploring the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Strauss, Schoenberg, Berg songs20190222

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs reaches its conclusion today. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, soprano Carolyn Sampson returns to perform Strauss's celebrated Four Last Songs for the first time in concert alongside his remarkable Ophelia songs, and some moving early songs by Arnold Schoenberg and Alban Berg.

Richard Strauss: Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op.67
Wie erkenn ich mein Treulieb
Guten Morgen, 's ist Sankt Valentinstag
Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss

Schoenberg: Opus 2
Erwartung
Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm
Erhebung
Waldsonne

Berg: Sieben Fruhe Lieder (excerpt)
Nacht
Schilflied

Richard Strauss: Vier Letzte Lieder
Fruhling
September
Beim Schlafengehen
Im Abendrot

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Produced by Johannah Smith, BBC Wales

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series

Strauss, Zemlinsky, Debussy Songs20190221

Radio 3 Big Song Weekend
Pianist Joseph Middleton continues his series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss's songs. Recorded last month at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and introduced by Petroc Trelawny, soprano Carolyn Sampson places Strauss's poignant Morgen and Madchenblumen, Op.22 in context with songs by his contemporaries Alexander von Zemlinsky and Debussy.

Richard Strauss: Opus 22
Kornblumen
Mohnblumen
Epheu
Wasserrose

Alexander von Zemlinsky: Briefchen schrieb ich, Op.6 no 6
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Das Rosenband (Drei lieder)
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Liebe Schwalbe, Op.6 no 1
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Liebe und Fruhling (Sieben Lieder)

Debussy: Ariettes oubliees
C'est l'extase langoureuse
Il pleure dans mon Coeur
L'ombre des arbres
Chevaux de bois
Green
Spleen

Richard Strauss: Schlagende Herzen, Op.29 no 2
Richard Strauss: Gluckes genug, Op.37 no 1
Richard Strauss: Meinem kinde, Op.37 no 3
Richard Strauss: Morgen, Op.27 no 4

Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Joseph Middleton, piano

Produced by Johannah Smith, BBC Wales

Pianist Joseph Middleton curates a song series celebrating the glories of Richard Strauss.

Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series