Saturday 12 January 2019 7:30PM
Nash Ensemble; Martyn Brabbins conductor
Schumann, Brahms and Mendelssohn
This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval
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- Nash Ensemble
- Lawrence Power viola
- Adrian Brendel cello
- Richard Hosford clarinet
- Ian Brown piano
- Martyn Brabbins conductor
Robert Schumann’s ‘Fairy Tales’ – composed for a combination which he felt would have ‘a very Romantic effect’ – and Felix Mendelssohn’s Song without Words preface late and early works by the former’s protégé Brahms, his richly-coloured Second String Quintet and the engaging Serenade, restored to its original chamber colours.
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
- Märchenerzählungen Op. 132
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
- String Quintet in G Op. 111
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
- Song Without Words Op. 109
- Serenade in D Op. 11 (original version for wind and string nonet, reconstructed by Alan Boustead)