Saturday 14 September 2019 7:00PM

Benjamin Appl baritone; Kristian Bezuidenhout piano; Škampa Quartet; Carolin Widmann violin

Immortal Beloved


  • Benjamin Appl baritone
  • Kristian Bezuidenhout piano
  • Škampa Quartet
  • Carolin Widmann violin
  • O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra
  • Hugo Ticciati violin

A line-up of exceptional musicians explores the concept of the mysterious ‘immortal’ or ‘distant beloved’ that permeates music in the Romantic period and beyond, from Beethoven’s 1816 song cycle through to Mahler, Janáček and Berg.

Beethoven Festival Weekend
Saturday’s concerts will be introduced by Beethoven specialist and Classic FM presenter John Suchet.

  • Our Beethoven Celebration has been made possible thanks to a lead gift from André and Rosalie Hoffmann, with additional support from the Beethoven Circle.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • An die ferne Geliebte Op. 98
  • Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
        • String Quartet No. 2 'Intimate Letters'
  • Interval
  • Alban Berg (1885-1935)
        • Violin Concerto
  • Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
      • Symphony No. 5
        • IV. Adagietto

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