Samling Academy 2019 Concert

20 October, 2019 - 7.30pm
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

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Following six days of intensive work with leaders such as Caroline Dowdle, Patricia MacMahon, Miranda Wright, Mandy Demetriou and James Garnon, 30 new Samling Academy Singers round out their Samling Academy experience with a performance at Sage Gateshead.

Samling Artist Showcase ‘Come into the Garden’

8 November, 2019 - 7.30pm
Wigmore Hall, London

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Simona Mihai soprano
Anna Stéphany mezzo-soprano
Filipe Manu tenor
Dominic Sedgwick baritone
Joseph Middleton piano
Somi Kim piano
Simon Russell Beale actor

Continuing the theme of flowers and growth, Samling Institute makes its annual visit to Wigmore Hall as part of the venue’s prestigious Song Series. Samling Artists at different stages of their careers present an evening of song inspired by gardens through the seasons, along with poetry read by the actor Sir Simon Russell Beale,

Programme to include:
Beethoven: Mit einem gemalten Band; Adelaide Bizet: Chanson d’avril Britten: To lie flat on the back with the knees flexed; Proud songsters; The holly and the ivy Fauré: Le jardin de Dolly Franck: Le mariage des roses Ireland: When daffodils begin to peer Quilter: Autumn evening Schumann: Mein Garten; Volksliedchen; Ich bin dein Baum; Liebesgarten; Schön Blümelein; Familien-Gemälde; Schneeglöckchen Sibelius: Demanten på marssnön Somervell: Birds in the high hall garden Stanford: A soft day R. Strauss: Das Rosenband; Die Georgine; September Wolf: Der Gärtner

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How to book
Tickets: £40 £35 £30 £25 £18
Tickets at £5 for those under 35 are available as part of the Wigmore Hall/Classic FM Under 35s Ticket Scheme.

There is a non-refundable £3.00 administration fee per transaction for online booking, which includes the delivery of your tickets by post if time permits.

Telephone 020 7935 2141
7 days a week: 10am – 7pm
Days without an evening concert: 10am – 5pm
There is a non-refundable £4.00 administration fee per transaction for all telephone bookings, which includes the delivery of your tickets by post if time permits.

In person 7 days a week: 10am – 8.30pm
Days without an evening concert: 10am – 5pm
No advance booking in the half hour prior to a concert.

Promotional image ‘Sunflowers’ by Julian Vilarrubi, used with kind permission of the artist. 

Samling Artist Programme Masterclass & Concert

23 November, 2019 - 1.30–4.30pm and 5.15–6.15pm
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

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Take a look behind the scenes of classical music as our eight new Samling Artists polish their musical dramatic skills, led by soprano Anne Schwanewilms, pianist James Baillieu and actor James Garnon and supported by staff pianist Samling Artist Somi Kim. Find out what goes into making a world-class performance and pick up tips from these masters of song, opera and theatre that you can use in your own singing, listening or public speaking.

The masterclass is followed by a short concert, giving you the chance to see the future stars of classical music in action.

Milly Forrest, soprano
Madison Nonoa, soprano
Claire Barnett-Jones, mezzo-soprano
Beth Taylor, mezzo-soprano
Michael Daub, baritone
Paul Grant, baritone
Domonkos Csabay, piano
Ella O’Neill, piano

Tickets £16.50 | £5 (under 25s) available from Sage Gateshead | 0191 443 4661