Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert - Leeds Lieder 2016-17

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0120171031

With songs by Mahler and Wagner performed at the 2016-17 Leeds Lieder festival.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall as part of the 2016/17 Leeds Lieder Festival, curated by pianist Joseph Middleton. Joseph's theme for this festival was the music of Gustav Mahler, which he paired with songs by some of Mahler's inspirations and contemporaries. Today, soprano Ruby Hughes performs some of Mahler's early songs, baritone James Newby sings three of the Knaben Wunderhorn settings, and mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston performs Wagner's "Wesendonck Lieder".

Mahler: Winterlied; Im Lenz; Ich ging mit Lust; Erinnerung; Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz; Scheiden und Meiden
Ruby Hughes (soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Mahler: Rheinlegendchen; Der Tamboursg'sell; Der Schildwache Nachtlied [Des Knaben Wunderhorn]
James Newby (baritone) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Presented by Hannah French.

0120171031

With songs by Mahler and Wagner performed at the 2016-17 Leeds Lieder festival.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall as part of the 2016/17 Leeds Lieder Festival, curated by pianist Joseph Middleton. Joseph's theme for this festival was the music of Gustav Mahler, which he paired with songs by some of Mahler's inspirations and contemporaries. Today, soprano Ruby Hughes performs some of Mahler's early songs, baritone James Newby sings three of the Knaben Wunderhorn settings, and mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston performs Wagner's "Wesendonck Lieder".

Mahler: Winterlied; Im Lenz; Ich ging mit Lust; Erinnerung; Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz; Scheiden und Meiden
Ruby Hughes (soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Mahler: Rheinlegendchen; Der Tamboursg'sell; Der Schildwache Nachtlied [Des Knaben Wunderhorn]
James Newby (baritone) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Presented by Hannah French.

0220171101

With songs by Mahler and Ives performed at the 2016-17 Leeds Lieder festival.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Clothworkers' Centenary Concert Hall as part of the 2016/17 Leeds Lieder Festival, curated by pianist Joseph Middleton. Joseph's theme for this festival was the music of Gustav Mahler, which he paired with songs by some of Mahler's inspirations and contemporaries. Today, soprano Gemma Lois Summerfield performs three of Mahler's "Knaben Wunderhorn" settings, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston sings his "5 Lieder Nach texten von Rückert", and soprano Ruby Hughes sings five songs by American composer Charles Ives.

Mahler: Es sungen drei Engel einen süssen Gesang; Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen; Die irdische Leben [Des Knaben Wunderhorn]
Gemma Lois Summerfield (soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Ives: The Housatonic at Stockbridge; Memories: A - Very Pleasant, B - Rather Sad; Songs My Mother Taught Me; Serenity; From The Swimmers
Ruby Hughes (soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Mahler: Fünf Lieder nach Texten von Rückert
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Presented by Hannah French.

0320171102

Songs by Gustav Mahler, Alma Mahler and Liszt from the 2016-17 Leeds Lieder Festival.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Clothworkers' Centenary Concert Hall as part of the 2016/17 Leeds Lieder Festival, curated by pianist Joseph Middleton. Joseph's theme for this festival was the music of Gustav Mahler, which he paired with songs by some of Mahler's inspirations and contemporaries. Today, soprano Gemma Lois Summerfield and baritone James Newby perform four of Mahler's "Knaben Wunderhorn" settings, soprano Ruby Hughes sings his song-cycle "Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen" and also three songs by Alma Mahler, and mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston sings his four songs by Liszt.

Alma Mahler: Die stille Stadt; Sommernacht; Lobgesang
Ruby Hughes (soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Mahler: Trost im Unglück; Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt; Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?; Verlorene Müh' [Des Knaben Wunderhorn]
James Newby (baritone) / Gemma Lois Summerfield (soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Liszt: Der du von dem Himmel bist; Vergiftet sind meine Lieder; Es war ein König in Thule; Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh'
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Ruby Hughes (soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano).

0420171103

Songs by Mahler and Schumann performed at the 2016-17 Leeds Lieder festival.

This week's Lunchtime Concerts were recorded at the Clothworkers' Centenary Concert Hall as part of the 2016/17 Leeds Lieder Festival, curated by pianist Joseph Middleton. Joseph's theme for this festival was the music of Gustav Mahler, which he paired with songs by some of Mahler's inspirations and contemporaries. Today, soprano Gemma Lois Summerfield and baritone James Newby perform three of Mahler's "Knaben Wunderhorn" settings, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston sings his song-cycle "Kindertotenlieder" and soprano Ruby Hughes sings three songs by Robert Schumann.

Mahler: Das himmliche Leben [Des Knaben Wunderhorn]
Gemma Lois Summerfield (soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Mahler: Kindertotenlieder
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Schumann: Röselein, Röselein, Op.89 no.6
Schumann: Die Blume der Ergebung, Op.83 no.2
Schumann: Meine Rose, Op.90 no.2
Ruby Hughes (soprano) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Mahler: Lied des Verfolgten im Turm; Revelge [Des Knaben Wunderhorn]
James Newby (baritone) / Joseph Middleton (piano)

Presented by Hannah French.