An [almost] all-Schumann program from Heidelberg on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

February 14, 2019

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 we go to Heidelberg for a concert of songs and other works by Schumann on the “Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts”.  You’ll hear lieder from the “Myrthen” song cycle, selections from “Scenes From Childhood” and the “Piano Trio No. 3”.

Thursday February 14: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 18-07)

Lieder in Heidelberg (an [almost] all-Schumann program)

Sholto Kynoch, piano (1,2,3,4, 5,6,9,10,11); Nicholas Rimmer, piano (2,7,8,12,13,14,16) 
Anna Stephany, mezzo-soprano (3,4,5,6, 9,10,11); Han Kim, clarinet (7,8,14); Tianwa Yang, violin (14,16); Holger Falk, baritone (15); Hilko Dumno, piano (15); Gabriel Schwabe, cello (16)

Selections 1 – 13 and 15-16 are by Robert Schumann.
(1) Am Kamin (At the fireside) from Kinderszenen (Scenes of Childhood), op. 15 
(2) Bilder aus Osten (Pictures from the East), op. 66
(3) Widmung (Dedication) from the song cycle Myrthen (Myrtles), op. 25 
(4) Der Nussbaum (The Nut Tree) from Myrthen 
(5) Die Hochländer-Witwe (The Highland Widow) from Myrthen 
(6) Hochländisches Wiegenlied (Highland Lullaby) from Myrthen 
(7) No. 1 from Three Romances for clarinet and piano, op. 94 
(8) No. 2 from Three Romances for clarinet and piano, op. 94 
(9) Du bist wie eine Blume (You are like a flower), from Myrthen 
(10) Aus den östlichen Rosen (From the eastern Roses), from Myrthen 
(11) Zum Schluss (In Closing), from Myrthen
(12) Von fremden Ländern und Menschen (Of Foreign Lands and People), from Kinderszenen
(13) Fast zu ernst (Almost too serious), from Kinderszenen
(14) Sebastian Currier (b. USA 1959): Three movements from “Verge” for piano, clarinet, & violin
(15) Dichterliebe (A Poet’s Love), op. 48 
(16) Piano Trio No. 3 in G Minor, op. 110

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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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