Carolyn Sampson and Joseph Middleton
Widely recognised as one of the outstanding British sopranos, Grammy-nominated Carolyn Sampson has performed as an opera artist at Glyndebourne, ENO, Scottish Opera and the Opera de Paris in addition to her many appearances at the BBC Proms and Wigmore Hall and with orchestras including the Royal Concertgebouw, Leipzig Gewandhaus, CBSO and Philadelphia Orchestra.
As a recitalist she made her debut at a sold-out Carnegie Hall in 2013 and her recordings have included critically acclaimed releases on BIS, Deutsche Gramophon, Harmonia Mundi and Hyperion. Her St Andrews recital with longtime collaborator Joseph Middleton includes songs by Debussy and Schoenberg as well as Richard Strauss’ Four Last Songs.
Friday 18th October 2019
Byre Theatre - Main Auditorium
Haydn: Arianna a Naxos
Schoenberg: 4 Lieder, Op 2
Mahler: Das himmlische Leben from Des knaben Wunderhorn
Koechlin: Chansons de Bilitis, Op. 39
Debussy: Chansons de Bilitis
Strauss: Four Last Songs