Nash Ensemble: Around Schubert

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The Nash Ensemble, Wigmore Hall’s chamber Ensemble in Residence, places the music of Franz Schubert at the centre of its annual series. The programmes feature some of the greatest chamber works ever written: the ‘Trout’ Quintet for piano and strings; the String Quintet from the last months of Schubert’s life; the abundantly tuneful Octet for wind and strings; and the two masterly piano trios. There is also music by his contemporaries, including Weber, Spohr, Rossini, Beethoven and Beethoven’s pupil and friend Ferdinand Ries, and by his forerunners and successors, ranging from Haydn to the Mendelssohns, brother and sister, and Schumann. The programmes are enhanced by a strand of songs by Schubert and other significant figures of his time, featuring renowned guest artists Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Roderick Williams, James Gilchrist and Elizabeth Watts.

Nash Ensemble: Around Schubert

Katy Hamilton   © Apple and Biscuit

Pre-Concert Talk

Saturday 12 October 2019 6:00PM

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble; Stéphanie d'Oustrac mezzo-soprano; Simon Crawford-Phillips piano

Saturday 12 October 2019 7:30PM

Weber, Schubert and Spohr

Nash Ensemble Wind Quartet © Keith Saunders

Nash Ensemble; Richard Hosford clarinet; Marie Lloyd basset horn; Simon Crawford-Phillips piano

Saturday 16 November 2019 5:30PM

Beethoven and Mendelssohn

Schubertiade © Julius Schmid

Nash Ensemble; Richard Hosford clarinet

Saturday 16 November 2019 7:30PM

Haydn, Weber and Schubert

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble

Saturday 7 December 2019 5:30PM

Schumann, Chopin, Schubert and Ries

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble; Roderick Williams baritone

Saturday 7 December 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Rossini, Schubert and Schumann

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