Harriet Burns’ upcoming concerts

Harriet Burns
Harriet Burns has announced a busy concert schedule for autumn 2023 with a host of excellent collaborations. Harriet is also a vocal coach at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and will be leading an elective, titled The North American Influence for postgraduate students this November.

Lammermuir Festival

16th September Dirleton Kirk, Dirleton  Les nuits d’été  Myrthen (sung in English) Harriet Burns soprano Nick Pritchard tenor piano Book tickets

West Meon Music Festival

17th September St John The Evangelist, West Meon Songs by Fauré, Poulenc, Gounod, Berlioz, Chausson, Ravel, Chabrier, Caplet, Hahn  Harriet Burns soprano John Thwaites piano Book tickets

St Martin-in-the-Fields recital

29th September St Martin-in-the-Fields, London Beethoven Es war einmal ein König Barber The Monk and His Cat from Hermit Songs Fauré La Papillon et la Fleur Gibbs Five Eyes Chabrier Villanelle des petits canards Barnard Early Stroll 29/30.3.30 from Three Early Stroll Songs Wright Quilled Sonnet Gounod Au Rossignol Canteloube O up! Clarke The Seal Man Caplet 3 Fables de la Fontaine – Le Corbeau et le Renard, La Cigale et la Fourmi, Le Loup et L’agneau Chausson Le Colibri Op.2 No.7 Bennett Sonnet on a Monkey from A Garland for Marjory Fleming Flanders & Swann The Whale Bennett The Mouse and the Bumblebee from Songs before sleep Porter The Tale of the Oyster Harriet Burns soprano Michael Pandya piano Part of City Music Foundation’s concert series at St Martin-in-the-Fields – see all concerts here. Book tickets

Oxford International Song Festival

24th October Holywell Music Room, Oxford ‘The Mendelssohns’ Harriet Burns soprano Alessandro Fisher tenor Eugene Asti piano This lunchtime concert, leading on from this morning’s look at manuscripts and paintings, illuminates the sometimes complex relationship between the siblings, and features some of their finest and most personal works. Book tickets

Samling Showcase

7th November Wigmore Hall, London Harriet Burns soprano Bethany Horak-Hallett mazzo-soprano Ted Black tenor James Newby baritone Ian Tindale piano Krystal Tunnicliffe piano Popular in the 18th Century, ‘Conversation Piece’ portraits depicted small groups of family or friends in domestic or garden settings. Six Samling Artists invite you to enter the world of the Conversation Piece, revealing in song what might have been said and what was left unsaid across time and space. The artists giving this recital are all alumni of the acclaimed Samling Artist Programme, a life-changing residential masterclass course for early-career singers and pianists, led by world-renowned singers, conductors, pianists, coaches and actors. Book tickets

Encounters with Beethoven

12th NovemberPhilharmonie, Luxembourg Harriet Burns soprano Stephan Loges baritone Graham Johnson piano, commentary Book tickets

Delphian CD Launch

17th NovemberWigmore Hall, London Ian Tindale piano Harriet Burns soprano Schubert Lachen und Weinen D777 Suleika I D720 Dass sie hier gewesen D775 Die Liebe (Klärchens Lied) D210 Rastlose Liebe D138 Amalia D195 Erster Verlust D226 Die Liebe hat gelogen D751 An mein Herz D860 Du liebst mich nicht D756 Der Zwerg D771 Hippolits Lied D890 Viola D786 Geheimnis D491 Wiedersehn D855 Seligkeit D433 Book tickets

“My songs are my diary”: Discovering Josephine Lang 

19th November Conway Hall, London Harriet Burns soprano Ian Tindale piano Jess Dandy contralto Brahms Die Boten der Liebe Op.61/4 Brahms Auf dem See Op.106/2 Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel Aus Italien Schubert Der Wanderer D489 Felix Mendelssohn Ich wollt’ meine Lieb’ Op.63/1 Lang Fee’n-Reigen Op.3/4 Lang Scheideblick Op.10/5 Lang An den See Op.14/4 Lang Aus der Novelle ‘Die Mathildenhöhle’ Op.14/1 Lang Sie liebt mich Op.33.3 Lang Ob ich manchmal Dein gedenke Op.27/3 Lang Auf dem See in tausend Sterne Op.14/6 Lang Vögelein Op.14/5 Lang Wiegenlied Op.26/1 Lang An die Entfernte Op.13/5 Lang Ruhetal Op.11/2 Lang Sängers Trost Op.11/5 Lang Am Bache Op.20 Lang Der liebe Bann Op.38/2 Lang Lied des jungen Werner (Aus dem Trompeter von Säckingen) Op.45/2 Lang Lied des Katers Hiddigeigei (Aus dem Trompeter von Säckingen) Op.45/5 Lang Herbst-gefühl Lang Scheiden Op.43/4 Lang Gruß in der Ferne Op.44 Lang Vorsatz Op.38/1 Book tickets

Handel Messiah

11th DecemberOlivier Hall, Oxford Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, James Atikinson, Nick Pritchard, Rebecca Leggett, Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Frideswide Voices and Steven Grahl

Harriet Burns is the recipient of numerous awards including 2nd prize at the 2019 Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera International Song Competition, the Compulsory Song Prize and Recital Prize at the 2019 International Vocal Competition in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, 1st prize at the 2019 Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards, winner of the 2018 Oxford Lieder Young Artists Platform, the 2017 Paul Hamburger Prize for Lieder and the 2017 Franz-Schubert-Institut Competition.


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