Joseph Middleton

November 2018

2nd Recital with James Newby
Ravel, Faure, Debussy
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
3rd Recital with Sir Thomas Allen
Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Wolf, Duparc, Ives, Warlock
Leeds University for Leeds Lieder
9th Fundraiser - Baldock Church, Hertfordshire
13th Recital with Dame Sarah Connolly
Schubert, Mozart, Ravel, Gurney, Ireland
Bath MozartFest
16th Recital with Dame Sarah Connolly and James Newby
Ravel Series
Wigmore Hall
18th Recital with Christiane Karg
Debussy, Satie, Wagner
Feuchtwanger, Bavaria
21st Recital with Carolyn Sampson and Iestyn Davies
Purcell, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Quilter
Saffron Waldon
22nd Recital with Christopher Maltman
The Soldier
Howard Assembly Room, Opera North for Leeds Lieder
27th Recital with Christopher Maltman
Carnival of the Animals
Concertgebouw - Amsterdam
28th, 29th, 30th Course Leader with Sir John Tomlinson
Samling
Sage Gateshead
30th onwards Paternity Leave!

October 2018

4th Recital with Samuel Hasselhorn
Schubert, Brahms, Schumann, and Wolf
Wavre (Festivals de Wallonie)
7th Recital with Samuel Hasselhorn
Schubert, Brahms, Schumann, and Wolf
Luxembourg
10th Recital with Miah Persson
Schumann, Duparc, Sibelius
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
12th Recital with James Newby
Ravel and Butterworth
Kings Lynn Festival
14th Recital with Myrthen Ensemble
Songs to the Moon
Lisbon
16th Recital with Stephan Loges
Schubert, Schumann, Brahms and Vaughan Williams
Two Moors Festival
17th Recital with Mark Padmore and Richard Watkins
Beethoven, Schubert, Britten
Two Moors Festival
23rd Recital with Kate Royal
Schumann and Barber
Primrose Hill, London
26th Recital with Kate Royal
Schumann and Barber
Oxford Lieder Festival

September 2018

3rd-5th Recording with Christopher Maltman
The Soldier
For Signum Classics
15th Recital with Mary Bevan, Henk Nevan and Aurora Orchestra
Ravel Songs
Wigmore Hall
19th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Reason in Madness Programme
Freiburg Historisches Kaufhaus
21st Recital with James Newby
Ravel and Butterworth
St Frimbarrus Church, Fowey
24th BBC Radio 3 Recital with Lucy Crowe
English Song - Walton, Ireland, Purcell
Wigmore Hall
26th Leeds Lieder Fundraiser

August 2018

1st Recital with Ruby Hughes
Schumann, Mahler, Ives, Britten, Helen Grime
Three Choirs Festival
3rd Performance with Dame Sarah Connolly
BBC Radio 4 Front Row
English Song
4th Performance with Golda Schultz
BBC Proms Extra
Amy Beach
6th Recital with Dame Sarah Connolly
English songs, including world premieres of songs by Britten and Mark Anthony Turnage
The Proms, BBC Radio 3
8th-11th Recording with Carolyn Sampson
Walton, Vaughan Williams, Quilter, Bridge, Huw Watkins
Suffolk, for BIS Records
23rd Recital with Clara Mouriz
Haydn, Schubert, Ravel, Montsalvatge, Turina
San Sebastián, Spain
31st Recital with Samuel Hasselhorn
Schubert: Winterreise
Annecy: Musée-Chateau

July 2018

4th Recital with Dame Sarah Connolly
English Songs
Cheltenham International Music Festival
4th Concert with the Halle, Sir Mark Elder and Louise Alder
Strauss
Cheltenham International Music Festival
8th Recital with Ashley Riches
New work by Kate Whitley, plus songs by Barber, Schubert, Fauré, Richard Rodney Bennett
Cambridge Summer Music Festival, for BBC Radio 3
9th-15th Masterclasses with Amanda Roocroft
Brel Song Academy
Near Toulouse
10th BBC Radio 3 Broadcast with Ashley Riches
New work by Kate Whitley, plus songs by Barber, Schubert, Fauré, Richard Rodney Bennett
Cambridge Summer Music Festival, for BBC Radio 3
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b9435r
16th Recital with Catriona Morison
Mahler, Brahms, Grieg, Fauré
Cambridge Summer Music Festival, for BBC Radio 3
19th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Walton, Bridge, Quilter, Huw Watkins
Saintes Festival, France
24th Recital with Duncan Rock
Songs of War
Petworth Festival

June 2018

2nd Recital with Carolyn Sampson and Iestyn Davies
Purcell/Britten, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Quilter
Wigmore Hall, London
4th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Launch of new CD, "A Soprano's Schubertiade"
London
6th Recital with Carolyn Sampson and Iestyn Davies
Purcell/Britten, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Quilter
Vienna Konzerthaus
8th-10th Recording with Christopher Maltman
The Soldier
For Signum Records
23rd-24th Recording with Fatma Said
Debussy, Strauss
For BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists Scheme

May 2018

1st-6th Official Pianist for Concours Reine Elisabeth, Brussels
7th Masterclasses at Cambridge University
12th Recital with Dame Sarah Connolly
English Song, to include world premiere of new cycle by Sally Beamish
Painswick, Gloucestershire
13th Recital with Ashley Riches
Die schöne Müllerin
For BBC Radio 3, from Norwich and Norfolk Festival
15th Recital with Katarina Karnéus
Duparc, Fauré, Messiaen, Satie
Sheffield in the Round
16th Showcase Recital for 2017/18 Pembroke Lieder Scheme Scholars
Pembroke College, Cambridge
20th Recital with Manuel Gómez Ruiz
Die schöne Müllerin
Ciclo de Lied del Teatro Principal de Zaragoza
25th Recital with James Newby
Songs of Travel by Schubert, Wolf, Fauré, and Vaughan Williams
Newbury Spring Festival

April 2018

7th Recording with Dame Sarah Connolly
Britten and Muriel Herbert
For Chandos Records, Sussex
16th Performance and Interview with Louise Alder
Liszt, Hahn, Britten
BBC Radio 3, In Tune
19th-22nd Leeds Lieder Festival
Performances with Louise Alder, Carolyn Sampson and Julian Prégardien
Liszt, Hahn, Strauss, Debussy, Britten and Schumann
The Venue, Leeds
24th Recital with Louise Alder
Strauss, Hahn, Liszt, Debussy, Britten
BBC Radio 3 Broadcast of Leeds Lieder Recital
29th-6th May Official Pianist for Concours Reine Elisabeth, Brussels

March 2018

2nd Recital with Christianne Stotijn
Schubert: Winterreise
Pembroke College, Cambridge
3rd Recital with Ashley Riches
Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert
Sheffield SongMakers
4th Recital with Kitty Whately
Ravel, Hahn, Strauss, Dove
Pembroke College, Cambridge
5th Recital with Kate Royal
Schumann, Fauré
Pembroke College, Cambridge
10th Recital with Kitty Whately
Ravel, Hahn, Strauss, Dove
St Andrew's Church, Bedford
12th Performance and Interview with Toby Spence
Britten and Finzi
BBC Radio 3, In Tune
13th-15th Masterclasses and coaching with singers and pianists from Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt, Weimar
17th Recital with Toby Spence
Britten, Finzi and Poulenc
Clothworkers' Centenary Hall, Leeds
19th Performance and Interview with Mary Bevan
Fauré, Schubert and Mark Anthony Turnage
BBC Radio 3, In Tune
23rd Recital with Michael Mofidian
Vaughan Williams, Sibelius, Mahler
Harrogate

February 2018

3rd Recital with Sir Thomas Allen
Schumann, English Song
Queen's University, Belfast
5th Masterclasses at Cambridge University and Perse School, Cambridge
8th Recital with Kate Royal
Schumann and Faure
AMEX Recital Series
12th Performance and Interview with Ruby Hughes
Schumann, Ives, Mahler
BBC Radio 3, In Tune Programme
13th Recital with Ashley Riches
Schubert, Haydn, Beethoven
Sheffield SongMakers
15th Recital with Ruby Hughes
Schumann, Mahler, Ives, World Premiere Song Cycle by Helen Grimes
Wigmore Hall
19th Recital with Ashley Riches
Schubert, Ravel, Faure
BBC Radio 3 Wigmore Hall Recital
20th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Schubert
Amsterdam Concertgebouw
25th Recital with Ruby Hughes
Recital with Ruby Hughes
Schumann, Mahler, Ives, World Premiere Song Cycle by Helen Grimes
RCS for BBC Radio 3

January 2018

10th Recital with Christopher Maltman
From Severn to Somme
Amsterdam Muziekgebouw
15th-18th Recording with Carolyn Sampson
Schubert, Brahms, Schumann, Wolf, Strauss, Duparc, Poulenc, Debussy
For BIS Records, Potton Hall, Sussex
20th Recital with Kitty Whately
Ravel, Berlioz, Jonathan Dove, Sondheim
Queen's Hall
23rd Recital with Christopher Maltman
From Severn to Somme
Krakow
26th Recital with Christiane Karg
Debussy, Satie and Wagner
Howard Assembly Room, Opera North
28th Recital with Angelika Kirchschalger
Schubert
Pembroke College Cambridge
29th Recital with Christiane Karg
Debussy, Satie and Wagner
Gstaad
31st Recital with Kate Royal
Schumann, Faure
Barber Institute of Fine Arts

December 2017

1st Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Fleurs Programme
St Andrew's Church Bedford
6th Recital with Carolyn Sampson and NHK Recording
Fleurs Programme
Oji Hall, Tokyo
8th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Fleurs Programme
Denki Bunka-Kaikan, Nagoya
10th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Fleurs Programme
Performing Arts Centre, Hyogo
14th Recital with Caroline MacPhie
Faure, Debussy, Strauss, Poulenc
LSE London
17th and 18th Recording for BBC with Kate Royal, Ruby Hughes, Nicky Spence and Ashley Riches
Mozart and Debussy
Champs Hill, Sussex

November 2017

1st Recital with Mary Bevan
Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert
Leeds Lieder
7th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Fleurs Programme
Frankfurt Oper
9th Recital with Kate Royal
Schumann, Barber, Mahler
Barcelona
12th Performance with Duncan Rock
Butterworth
Performance on Andrew Marr Show, BBC 1
14th Recital with Myrthen Ensemble
Songs of the Sacred
Bath MozartFest
17th Recital with Mary Bevan
Settings of Baudelaire
Barber Institute of Fine Arts Birmingham
18th Recital with Gemma Summerfield
Debussy, Mozart, Strauss
Oriental Club, London
20th Recital with Carolyn Sampson to Launch 2018 Leeds Lieder Festival
Schumann, Vaughan Williams and Walton
22 Mansfield Street, London
21st Recital with Mary Bevan
Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert
Sheffield SongMakers
22nd Recital with Benjamin Appl
Beethoven, Schumann, Grieg
Howard Assembly Room, Opera North
26th Recital with Nicky Spence
Settings of Shakespeare
Pembroke College, Cambridge
27th-29th Masterclasses at RWCMD

October 2017

1st Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Fleurs Programme
Chiltern Arts Festival
3rd Recital with James Newby
Grieg, Beethoven, Ravel, Britten
Eastbourne
6th and 7th Recording with Ashley Riches
NGA Sessions
BBC Radio 3 Maida Vale
14th Recital with Nika Goric and James Newby
Schubert
Clothworker's Centenary Hall, Leeds
15th Recital with Nika Goric and James Newby
Schubert
Sheffield Music Makers
20th Recital with Robin Tritschler for Radio 3
Songs of Spring
Belfast Festival
21st Recital with Fatma Said for Radio 3
Songs of Summer
Belfast Festival
21st Recital with Sophie Rennert for Radio 3
Songs of Autumn
Belfast Festival
22nd Recital with Ashley Riches for Radio 3
Songs of Winter
Belfast Festival

September 2017

10th Recital with Dame Sarah Connolly
English Song
Cheltenham International Music Festival
13th Performance with Carolyn Sampson and Iestyn Davies
Mendelssohn and Purcell
Gramophone Awards
14th Recital with Joel Williams
Sonnets
Lotherton Hall for Leeds Lieder
17th and 18th Recording with Ashley Riches
Schubert's Schwanengesang
BBC Radio 3 Maida Vale
22nd-25th Recording with Dame Sarah Connolly
English Song
For Chandos Records

August 2017

7th Recital with Carolyn Sampson for BBC Radio 3
Schubert Lieder
Dartington Festival
8th Recital with Christiane Karg
Mendelssohn, Strauss, Chausson
Copenhagen
18th Recital with Toby Spence for BBC Radio 3
Britten, Poulenc
Northern Ireland Festival of Voice
19th Recital with Jennifer Johnston for BBC Radio 3
Purcell, Britten, Elgar, Vaughan Williams
Northern Ireland Festival of Voice
26th-29th Recording with Carolyn Sampson - BIS Records
Schubert Lieder
Potton Hall, Suffolk

July

1st Recital with John Mark Ainsley
Schubert, Fauré, Britten
Oxfordshire
8th Recital with Dame Sarah Connolly
Schumann, Berlioz, Poulenc, Copland, Bennett
Deal Festival
9th-16th Masterclasses with Amanda Roocroft
Brel Song Academy
Near Toulouse
21st Recital with Ruby Hughes
Schubert, Schumann, Mahler, Britten
Paxton Festival
22nd Recital with Dame Sarah Connolly
Schumann, Berlioz, Poulenc, Copland, Bennett
Buxton Festival
24th Recital with Christiane Karg
Mendelssohn, Strauss, Chausson
Berlin
26th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Reason in Madness programme
Wigmore Hall

June 2017

3rd Recital with Guy Johnston
Beethoven, Brahms, Sibelius, Prokofiev
St Andrew's Church, Bedford
5th-7th Recitals with Clara Mouriz
Songs of the Antique: Scarlatti, Britten, Hahn, Liszt, Duparc, Ravel, de Falla
Sweden
12th Masterclass
London Lieder Group
Craxton Studios
17th-18th Recording with Fatma Said
Brahms, Strauss, Eisler
BBC Radio 3 Maida Vale Studios
20th Performance and Interview on BBC Radio 3 In Tune with Louise Alder
Strauss Lieder
Broadcasting House
26th BBC Radio 3 Recital with Clara Mouriz
Songs of the Antique: Scarlatti, Britten, Hahn, Liszt, Duparc, Ravel, de Falla
Wigmore Hall, London

May 2017

1st Recital with Pembroke Lieder Scheme Scholars
2016-17 Lieder Scheme Scholars Showcase
Pembroke College, Cambridge
6th Recital with Myrthen Ensemble
Schubert songs and partsongs
Wigmore Hall
6th Recital with Amanda Roocroft
Schumann, Britten, Brahms, Debussy, Tosti
Douglas Music, Parbold
8th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Schumann, Brahms, Strauss, Wolf, Duparc, Debussy, Poulenc
Pembroke College, Cambridge
9th Recital with Benjamin Appl
Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Wolf, Cornelius
Münster, Germany
11th Recital with Sarah Connolly
Schumann, Mahler, Copland, Poulenc, Richard Rodney Bennett
Brighton Festival
14th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Fleurs programme
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Centre, New York
17th Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Fleurs programme
Herbst Theatre, San Francisco
20th Recital with John Mark Ainsley
Schumann's Dichterliebe and English songs
Champs Hill, Sussex
22nd Recital with Carolyn Sampson
Schumann, Brahms, Strauss, Wolf, Duparc, Debussy, Poulenc
Norfolk and Norwich Festival

April 2017

2nd Recital with Clara Mouriz, Christopher Maltman, Adam Walker and Philip Higham
Ravel songs and chamber music
deSingel, Antwerp
10th Recital with Sarah Connolly
Ireland, Vaughan Williams, Tortsen Rasch, MacMillan, Douglas Wilkie
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Wigmore Hall
18th Recital with Myrthen Ensemble
Songs to the Moon programme
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
19th Performance and interview with Simon Keenlyside
tbc
In Tune programme, BBC Radio 3
21st Recital with Simon Keenlyside
Schubert, Sibelius and Vaughan Williams
Leeds Lieder Festival
22nd Recital with Clara Mouriz and Benedict Nelson
Ravel songs
Leeds Lieder Festival
23rd Gala recital for Jane Anthony, with Dame Felicity Lott, Joan Rodgers, Susan Bickley, Clara Mouriz, Paul Nilon, Benedict Nelson, Philip Smith, Iain Burnside, Julius Drake, Graham Johnson, Gary Matthewman, Joseph Middleton, Roger Vignoles
Leeds Lieder Festival
25th Recital with Kitty Whately
This Other Eden programme
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
28th Recital with Myrthen Ensemble
Schubert songs and partsongs
Oxford May Music

March 2017

1st Recital with Carolyn Dobbin
Hamilton Harty, Howard Ferguson, Charles Woodand, and new works by Stephen Gardner, Brian Irvine, and Gareth Williams.
Dublin Festival
4th Recital with Gemma Summerfield and James Newby
Mahler, Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Clothworkers' Centenary Hall, Leeds, recorded by BBC Radio 3
6th Recital with Sarah Connolly
Schumann, Mahler, Copland, Poulenc, Richard Rodney Bennett
Oriel College, Oxford
11th Recital with Sarah Connolly
Schumann, Mahler, Copland, Poulenc, Richard Rodney Bennett
Spivey Hall, Atlanta, USA
15th-18th Recital with Sarah Connolly
Schumann, Mahler, Copland, Poulenc, Richard Rodney Bennett
Park Avenue Armoury, New York City
23rd Recital with Sarah Connolly
Schumann, Mahler, Copland, Poulenc, Richard Rodney Bennett
Herbst Theatre, San Francisco

February 2017

6th-8th Masterclasses
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
13th Recital with Katarina Karneus
Grieg, Sibelius, Nystroem, Debussy, Wagner, Wolf
Gothenburg School of Music and Drama
17th Recital with Dame Felicity Lott
Duparc, Fauré, Debussy, Britten, Hahn, Poulenc, Coward
Pembroke College Cambridge
18th Recital with Ian Bostridge
Schubert's Winterreise
Leeds College of Music
19th Recital with Gemma Summerfield and James Newby
Mahler, Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Oriental Club, London
24th Masterclass with Sir Thomas Allen
Pembroke College Cambridge

January 2017

4th Broadcast and interview with Ruby Hughes
Schoenberg, Berg, Mahler, Britten
Maida Vale Studios, BBC Radio 3
9th-11th CD Recording with Sarah Connolly
English Song
Potton Hall for Chandos Records
17th Recital with Myrthen Ensemble
Songs to the Moon programme
Amsterdam Concertgebouw and live on NPO Radio 4
21st Recital with Sarah Connolly
English Song
Cheltenham Festival
28th Fundraising recital with Anna Huntley, Lucinda Scott and Regina Gössel
Debussy, Rossini, Schumann, Dvorak, Mozart
Holy Trinity Church, Richmond
30th Masterclasses
Pembroke Lieder Scheme
Pembroke College Cambridge