CHÈRE NUIT, a disc of French Songs with Joseph Middleton, Louise's second album with Chandos Records will be released on April 2nd.
After losing almost an entire season's work to the pandemic, Louise and Joseph found much joy in programming and recording a CD of French Songs in summer 2020. The disc includes Ravel Shéhérazade, Messiaen Trois Mélodies, Poulenc Métamorphoses and songs by Viardot, Chaminade, Debussy, Canteloube, Bachelet, Satie and Yvain.
Louise returns to Munich in October where she will sing Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Bayerische Staatsoper, conducted by Stefano Montanari, starring Elsa Dreisig, Huw Montague Rendall, Avery Amereau and Konstantin Krimmel.
She will return to the Bayerische Staatsoper in April to sing Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte conducted by Stefano Montanari.
Louise is delighted to return to Glyndebourne Festival Opera as Cleopatra in David McVicar's beloved production of Giulio Cesare this summer.
Conducted by Laurence Cummings the cast includes Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Beth Taylor and Cameron Shahbazi.
This season will feature concerts in Bucarest, Munich, Prague, Berlin, London, Vienna, Valencia and Rome. Louise looks forward to singing Mahler, Brahms, Canteloube, Rossini, Mozart and Handel with orchestras such as Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
This season she is an Artist in Residence at the Wigmore Hall, where she will sing three recitals with Doric Quartet, Joseph Middleton and James Baillieu. She is delighted to be invited to Helsinki, Stockholm, Schwarzenberg and Vienna for further recitals.
She will also sing an opera and Lieder gala in Barcelona at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, in honor of Victoria de Los Angeles.
British soprano Louise Alder has been described as 'the brightest lyric soprano of the younger generation'
(The Arts Desk), 'a born actress' (Opera Magazine) and having 'a voice of sparkling beauty'