Friday 25 January 2019
Old Library, Pembroke College
Credit: Ben McKee
British baritone James Newby is the winner of the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Award, a BBC New Generation Artist and Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment Rising Star. Following his first season with Glyndebourne Festival Opera he was presented with the prestigious John Christie Award. This season he performs twice at Wigmore Hall with Joseph Middleton who appears as Featured Artist at Wigmore Hall for the 2018-19 season as well as curating two week-long series for BBC Radio 3. Middleton is College Musician at Pembroke College, Cambridge.
“This year the name on everyone’s lips was that of Leicestershire-born baritone James Newby, 25, already the recipient of many prizes, making an outstanding debut as the Count in Figaro. He has a golden tone and he can act.” The Guardian
“Middleton is outstanding, his reputation as a rising star among accompanists richly deserved.” Gramophone Magazine
Photo Credit: Ben Mckee
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