Saturday 8 December 2018 7:30PM

Nash Ensemble; Roderick Williams baritone

Bruch, Brahms, Beethoven and Mendelssohn


  • Nash Ensemble
  • Philippa Davies flute
  • Richard Hosford clarinet
  • Marie Lloyd clarinet
  • Ian Brown piano
  • Martyn Brabbins conductor
  • Roderick Williams baritone

A late string quintet by Max Bruch and Mendelssohn’s popular D minor trio frame two items featuring Wigmore favourite Roderick Williams: a selection of well-known Brahms songs clothed by master-arranger David Matthews in new instrumental colours, and Beethoven’s pioneering song cycle To the distant beloved.

  • Max Bruch (1838-1920)
        • String Quintet in E flat
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • Six Songs (arr. David Matthews for voice and ensemble)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • An die ferne Geliebte Op. 98
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor Op. 49

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