The pianist Joseph Middleton specialises in the art of song accompaniment and chamber music and is internationally acclaimed in this field. The “BBC Music Magazine” has described him as “one of the brightest stars in the world of song and Lieder”, while “The Times” has labelled him “the cream of the new generation”, and “Opera Now” has declared him to be “a perfect accompanist”.
Recent seasons have taken Middleton to several renowned concert halls including London’s Wigmore Hall, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Tokyo’s Oji Hall and New York’s Alice Tully Hall. He regularly appears at festivals across the world and at the BBC Proms. His fast-growing discography has won him a Diapason d’Or, an Edison Award, the Prix Caecilia and nominations for the awards of “Gramophone” and the “BBC Music Magazine”.
Joseph Middleton is the director of Leeds Lieder, musician-in-residence at Pembroke College Cambridge, and a professor and Fellow at his alma mater, the Royal Academy of Music.