Robert, Clara & Johannes: Aoife Miskelly, Johnny Herford & William Vann

28 October 2016, 1:10pm 03 March 2024 - 11:25pm

Johannes Brahms burst into the lives of Robert and Clara Schumann in 1853. Clara noted in her diary that "a wonderful if sent straight from God" had appeared in their lives. As Robert declined into his mental illness, Brahms was a rock to Clara, and the two became very close. How close, we will never know, but an extraordinary series of letters between the two survives, and in this recital we hear the letters of Robert, Clara and Johannes threaded among some of the fascinating songs that these three composers wrote during those troubled years.

Please note that this concert also forms part of the study day 'Late Style and Legacy' and is included in the ticket price for the day.

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