Saturday 12 January 2019 7:30PM

Nash Ensemble; Martyn Brabbins conductor

Schumann, Brahms and Mendelssohn


  • 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
  • Interval
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • Song Without Words Op. 109
  • Johannes Brahms
        • Serenade in D Op. 11 (original version for wind and string nonet, reconstructed by Alan Boustead)

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