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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)

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57 minutes

Music Played

  • Edvard Grieg

    6 Songs, Op.48

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Mailied, Op.6 No.2

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Meeresstille, Op.15 No.7

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade, Op.65 No.1

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Les Larmes, Op.65 No.5

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Poet's Echo, Op.76

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Sing not to me, beautiful maiden Op.4 No.4

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Here it's so fine, Op.21 No.7

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Sav, sav, susa, Op.36 No.4

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Varen flyktar hastigt, Op.13 No.4

    Performer: Louise Alder. Performer: Joseph Middleton.

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