Saturday 16 February 2019 7:30PM
Nash Ensemble; Lucy Crowe soprano; Jamie Phillips conductor
Wagner, Beethoven and Strauss
This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval
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- Nash Ensemble
- Lucy Crowe soprano
- Jamie Phillips conductor
This programme visits the roots of German musical Romanticism with Beethoven’s highly original String Quintet, scales its heights with Wagner’s intimate birthday gift to his wife Cosima, and ends in its glowing twilight with Richard Strauss’s 4 Last Songs, here sung by radiant soprano Lucy Crowe.
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
- Siegfried Idyll (original version)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
- String Quintet in C Op. 29
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
- String Sextet from Capriccio Op. 85
- 4 Last Songs for voice and ensemble (arr. James Ledger)