Events

Samling Academy 2017 Concert

29 October, 2017 - 7.30pm
Sage Gateshead

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Samling Academy 2017 Concert
Sunday 29 October, 7.30pm
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

Featuring some of the most talented young singers from across the North East they will perform a mix of opera and song in a special concert given by this year’s Samling Academy Singers.

In partnership with Newcastle University, Durham University and Sage Gateshead.

Tickets go on sale later this year, available from Sage Gateshead.

Samling’s Wigmore Showcase

9 November, 2017 - 7.30pm
Wigmore Hall, London

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Seasons in the Mind of Men

Lauren Fagan soprano
Rowan Pierce soprano
Bianca Andrew mezzo-soprano
Nicky Spence tenor
Milan Siljanov bass-baritone
James Baillieu piano
Ian Tindale piano
actor to be announced

Beginning and ending with Spring, Samling’s annual showcase explores the transience and beauty of the natural world through the seasons. A gathering of Samling Artists from over the years present mankind’s response in song and spoken word.

Schubert An den Frühling; Frühlingsglaube; Am Bach im Frühling; Frühlingslied; Der Winterabend Mendelssohn Maiglöckchen und die Blümlein Schumann Liebesgarten Brahms Sommerabend; Herbstgefühl Wolf Nun ist es Herbst, die Blätter fallen Strauss September; Winterweihe; Winterliebe Vaughan Williams Silent Noon Butterworth Bredon Hill Warlock The Cricketers of Hambledon; Autumn twilight Beach Ah, love, but a day! Quilter Autumn Evening; It was a Lover and his Lass Britten Autumn; At day-close in November Argento Winter Head Love’s Lament Ireland Spring Sorrow Gurney Spring Monckton Charming weather Kern All the Things You Are Novello We’ll gather lilacs

Tickets: £37 £32 £26 £20 £15 available from Wigmore Hall Box Office (currently Priority Booking only).

Dine with the Artists

There are a limited number of tickets for best concert seats with a special post-concert sparkling reception and supper with the artists, priced at £95. Available exclusively from Samling on 01434 602885 or by email to enquiries@samling.org.uk.

Samling Artist Programme Masterclass & Concert

9 December, 2017 - 1.30pm – 4.30pm (Masterclass), 5.15pm – 6pm (Concert)
Sage Gateshead

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Samling Masterclass and Concert
Saturday 9 December 2017
1.30pm – 4.30pm and 5.15pm – 6.00pm
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

Led by internationally renowned soprano Joan Rodgers CBE, Italian baritone Claudio Desderi and award-winning pianist James Baillieu, the climax of Samling’s prestigious Artist Programme week sees eight new Samling Artists share what they have learned in masterclass followed by a short concert.

Louise Fuller, soprano
Claire Lees, soprano
Gemma Summerfield, soprano
Olivia Warburton, mezzo-soprano
Kieran Rayner, baritone
Benson Wilson, baritone
Alastair Chivers, piano
Adam McDonagh, piano

Tickets are now on sale, available from Sage Gateshead.

Samling Artist Programme Masterclass & Concert

24 February, 2018 - 1.30pm – 4.30pm (Masterclass), 5.15pm – 6pm (Concert)
Sage Gateshead

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Samling Masterclass and Concert
Saturday 24 February 2018
1.30pm – 4.30pm and 5.15pm – 6.00pm
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

Renowned mezzo soprano Ann Murray DBE and pianist and vocal coach Caroline Dowdle lead Samling’s prestigious Artist Programme. This public masterclass and concert features eight rising stars of classical music.

Harriet Burns, soprano
Stephanie Stanway, soprano
Jade Moffat, mezzo-soprano
Tom Smith, tenor
Alexey Gusev, baritone
Marianna Abrahamyan, piano
Gamal Khamis, piano

Tickets are now on sale, available from Sage Gateshead.