The highly acclaimed pianist Joseph Middleton specialises in the repertoire of chamber music and song. Alongside the world’s finest singers, he appears at major venues including Wigmore Hall, New York’s Lincoln Centre, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Wiener Musik verein, Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie, Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin, Kölner Philharmonie, Musée d’Orsay, Oji Hall Tokyo and festivals in Aix-en-Provence, Aldeburgh, BBC Proms, Edinburgh, San Francisco, Heidelberger Frühling, Schubertiade Hohenems and Schwarzen berg, Seoul and Vancouver.
He has enjoyed partnerships not only with Carolyn Sampson but also with such artists as Sir Thomas Allen, Ian Bostridge, Marianne Crebassa, Dame Sarah Connolly, Iestyn Davies, Angelika Kirchschlager, Dame Felicity Lott and Dorothea Röschmann. Joseph Middleton is director of Leeds Lieder, musician in residence and a bye-fellow at Pembroke College Cambridge and a fellow of and professor at his alma mater, the Royal Academy of Music. He has a fast-growing and award-winning discography and is heard frequently in his own series on BBC Radio 3. He was the recipient of the Royal Philhar monic Society’s Young Artist of the Year Award in 2017.