Howard Assembly Room
The Howard Assembly Room is temporarily closing its doors for our major Music Works redevelopment, reopening in 2020 with more thrilling music and performance in the heart of Leeds.
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A selection of music on the subject of war, by composers from across the span of the major nations involved in World War 1 including Butterworth, Gurney, Mahler, Fauré, Ives, Mussorgsky, Schumann, Wolf and Poulenc.
In the centenary year of the end of WW1, this solo recital is performed by internationally acclaimed British baritone Christopher Maltman. Since winning the Lieder prize at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition early in his career, he has gone from strength to strength, starring at the opening night of the 2015 BBC Proms.
He will be accompanied on piano by Leeds Lieder Director Joseph Middleton.
“Maltman’s wide-ranging voice, offering a huge variety of colour and dynamics, sought out a new wealth of subtle meanings”
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