Lawrence Brownlee on his new album 'Rising'

Friday, June 2, 2023

The tenor introduces a recital including commissions by six young African-American composers

This week's guest on the Gramophone Podcast is tenor Lawrence Brownlee, who joins Editor Martin Cullingford to talk about his new album 'Rising', recorded with pianist Kevin J Miller, and available now from Warner Classics. The beautifully-performed programme includes commissions from six African-American composers of the younger generation who were invited to set texts by writers of the Harlem Renaissance, as well as songs by 20th-century composers.

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You can also listen to 'Rising' via Apple Music below. 


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