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Wigmore Hall: Ashley Riches and Joseph Middleton

New Generation Artist, bass-baritone Ashley Riches, and pianist Joseph Middleton let animal life take centre stage today.

BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: New Generation Artist, the bass-baritone Ashley Riches and pianist Joseph Middleton let animal life take centre stage in a recital recorded at Wigmore Hall in 2018 that ends with Ogden Nash's Musical Zoo by Vernon Duke, composer of scores for Broadway and the Ballets Russes.
Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Schubert: Die Forelle, D550; Die Vögel, D691; Der Alpenjäger, D588
Fauré: Le papillon et la fleur, Op 1 No 1
Saint-Saëns: La coccinelle
Massenet: La mort de la cigale
Ravel: Histoires naturelles
Vernon Duke: Ogden Nash's Musical Zoo

57 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 May 2020 13:00

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Vogel

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Alpinejager

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Le Papillon et la Fleur

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Coccinelle

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Jules Massenet

    La Mort de la Cigale

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Histoires Naturelles

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Vernon Duke

    Ogden Nash's Musical Zoo

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Aaron Copland

    I Bought Me A Cat

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Clara Schumann

    Romance in B major, Op.5 no.3

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Chandos.
  • Vincent Youmans

    Tea for Two

    Performer: Misha Mullov-Abbado. Performer: James Davison.

Broadcasts

  • Mon 19 Feb 2018 13:00
  • Sun 25 Feb 2018 13:00
  • Sun 17 May 2020 13:00

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