Saturday 7 December 2019 5:30PM

Nash Ensemble

Chopin, Schumann, Schubert and Ries

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  • Nash Ensemble
  • Philippa Davies flute
  • Richard Hosford clarinet
  • Adrian Brendel cello
  • Lucy Wakeford harp
  • Hugh Webb harp
  • Simon Crawford-Phillips piano

A colourful prelude to the evening includes an early Chopin rarity, arrangements of well-known Schubert songs transcribed for harp by John Thomas, harpist to Queen Victoria, and a trio by Ferdinand Ries, pupil and friend of Beethoven.

  • Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
        • Variations in E on 'Non più mesta' from Rossini's La Cenerentola (arr. for flute and harp)
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • 3 Romances Op. 94 (arr. for flute and piano)
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Wohin? D795 (trans. John Thomas) (trans. Ann Griffiths for 2 harps)
        • Gretchen am Spinnrade D118 (trans. John Thomas) (trans. Ann Griffiths for 2 harps)
        • Ständchen D957 (trans. John Thomas) (trans. Ann Griffiths for 2 harps)
        • Ellens Gesang III D839 (trans. John Thomas) (trans. Ann Griffiths for 2 harps)
  • Ferdinand Ries (1784-1838)
        • Clarinet Trio Op. 28

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