Leeds Lieder: Man, Woman, Child

Thursday 28 April, 1pm Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

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Opening this year’s Leeds Lieder festival, a recital by three Samling Artists, to include the premiere of the low voice version of ‘Man, Woman, Child’, by Jonathan Dove

Shakira Tsindos mezzo-soprano
Dominic Sedgwick baritone
Ian Tindale piano

Composer Jonathan Dove will give a pre-concert talk at 12noon. The talk is free, but must be booked.
Pre-concert talk: details and tickets

The concert will also be live streamed and available online on demand until 31 July 2022. Tickets £10, available via the booking link

Man, Woman, Child, a duet cycle by Jonathan Dove, was commissioned by Samling Institute for Young Artists to mark its 25th Anniversary in 2021, and sets texts by the Australian poet Judith Wright. Samling Artists Shakira Tsindos, Dominic Sedgwick and Ian Tindale present for the first time this version for mezzo- soprano and baritone to tell a story of love, healing and new life. The concert also includes music by Vaughan Williams, Rebecca Clarke, Gerald Finzi, Roger Quilter and Frank Bridge reflecting the themes of Man, Woman, Child.


Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Pretty Ploughboy (arr. RVW)
Youth and Love (Songs of Travel)
Tired (Four Last Songs)
Think of me  (arr. RVW)

Frank Bridge
Love went a-riding
Come to me in my dreams

Gerald Finzi
O Mistress Mine (Let us Garlands Bring)
To Lizbie Browne (Earth and Air and Rain)

Rebecca Clarke
Down by the Salley Gardens

Roger Quilter
Fair house of joy (7 Elizabethan Lyrics, Op.12)
Love calls through the summer night (Love at the Inn)

Jonathan Dove
Man, Woman, Child
Pain | Song in a Wine Bar | Song | Night | Woman’s Song | Stars