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The Venue - Leeds Conservatoire
3 Quarry Hill


Franz SchubertDie junge Nonne, D.828
Franz SchubertNacht und Träume, D.827
Franz SchubertDass sie hier gewesen, D.775
Franz SchubertWandrers Nachtlied II, D.768
Franz SchubertGretchen am Spinnrade, D.118
Gabriel FauréCinq Mélodies 'de Venise', Op.58 (1891)
~ Interval ~
Richard StraussMorgen!, Op.27 no.4
Richard StraussSchlechtes Wetter, Op.65 no.5
Richard StraussDie Nacht, Op.10 no.3
Richard StraussBefreit, Op.39 no.4
Muriel HerbertSix Children's songs
Herbert HughesThe Spanish Lady (trad arr. Hughes)
Rebecca ClarkeA Dream
Edmund J PendletonBid adieu
Herbert HughesTigaree torum orum (trad arr. Hughes)


Ailish Tynan – Soprano
Joseph Middleton – piano

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Programme Note


…sung with shining conviction by an artist approaching the peak of her powers…”
(The Times on Ailish’s Oxford Lieder Recital 2021)


Irish soprano Ailish Tynan has built a loyal following of song fans following her triumphant win at the 2003 Rosenblatt Recital Song Prize at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. She was a member of the prestigious Vilar Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and a BBC New Generation Artist, where she recorded and performed prolifically with the BBC orchestras and in recital. Recognised for the beauty of her voice, her engaging stage presence and her inventive programming she is a regular guest at Wigmore Hall. Leading operatic roles have taken her to The Royal Opera, ENO, Teatro alla Scala and Houston Grand Opera, working with conductors including Gergiev, Järvi, Maazel, Pappano and Elder. She has appeared at both first and last night of the BBC Proms.

Ailish Tynan

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