This weekend at the Belfast International Arts Festival will see Joseph Middleton’s four-part recital series ‘The Four Seasons in Song’ at the Metropolitan Arts Centre in collaboration with BBC Radio 3. Joseph will be joined by BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists, soprano Fatma Said with ‘Summer’and bass-baritone Ashley Riches with ‘Winter’. Completing the line-up is mezzo-soprano Sophie Rennert with ‘Autumn’, and Irish tenor Robin Tritschler, also a former BBC Radio 3 NGA artist, with a programme for ‘Spring’. More information on the Belfast International Arts Festival website and BBC Radio 3 website.
The series will be broadcast in a series of lunchtime concerts on BBC Radio 3 next Tuesday to Friday. More details below.
20 October, 7.30pm + on BBC Radio 3 on 24 October, 1pm
Spring – Robin Tritschler (tenor)/Joseph Middleton (piano)
21 October, 12pm + on BBC Radio 3 on 25 October, 1pm
Summer – Fatma Said (soprano)/Joseph Middleton (piano)
21 October, 7.30pm + on BBC Radio 3 on 26 October, 1pm
Autumn – Sophie Rennert (mezzo-soprano)/Joseph Middleton (piano)
22 October, 3pm + on BBC Radio 3 on 27 October, 1pm
Winter – Ashley Riches (baritone)/Joseph Middleton (piano)