Date(s) - 16/01/2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The song recital ‘Fallen Friends’ is a compilation of English songs from the early 20th century reflecting on war and loss. The programme includes songs by Gurney, Finzi, Somervell, Vaughan Williams and Ireland.
James Newby (baritone) appeared at the Lewes Festival of Song in 2017 and in 2019. He won the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Award and is a BBC New Generation Artist. He was awarded the prestigious John Christie Award in 2017, as well as winning the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s Rising Stars prize for 2017-2019.
Joseph Middleton (piano) is described as “the cream of his generation” by The Times, and “a perfect accompanist” and is in demand worldwide. He has appeared in duo with, among others, Lewes Festival of Song patron Mark Padmore, Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Felicity Lott, Dame Sarah Connolly, Lewes residents Allan Clayton and Miah Persson, Iestyn Davies, Matthew Rose and Roderick Williams.
The concert is a preview of a CD of the same name which is due to be released in February 2022.
Tickets £18/ students £9/ Under16s free available from our Website or from Lewes TIC