Songs of the north
Andrew McGregor presents soprano Louise Alder and pianist Joseph Middleton performing songs from Russian, British and Scandinavian composers, including Britten's Pushkin settings.
The acclaimed soprano Louise Alder returns to Wigmore Hall for the Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert accompanied by the pianist Joseph Middleton. They perform a programme of songs from Russian, British and Scandinavian composers, including Britten's setting of poetry by Alexander Pushkin.
Presented by Andrew McGregor.
Grieg: 6 Songs, Op 48
Medtner: Mailied, Op 6 No 2; Meeresstille, Op 15 No 7
Tchaikovsky: Sérénade (Où vas-tu, souffle d’aurore), Op 65 No 1; Les larmes, Op 65 No 5
Britten: The Poet's Echo, Op 76
Rachmaninov: Sing not to me, beautiful maiden, Op 4 No 4; How fair this spot, Op 21 No 7
Sibelius: Sigh, sedges, sigh, Op 36 No 4; Spring is flying, Op 13 No 4; The Maiden's Tryst, Op 37 No 5
Louise Alder (soprano)
Joseph Middleton (piano)