Schubert - Winterreise

17 October 2010, 7:00pm - 8:20pm


Gary Griffiths has had to withdraw from this concert due to illness. We are very grateful to tenor Daniel Norman for stepping in. The programme remains unchanged. We forward to welcoming Gary to the Festival next year.


7pm: Pre-concert talk (free)

Natasha Loges: "A stranger I arrived, a stranger I depart; Schubert's Winterreise"

This year’s performance of Schubert’s great song cycle is given by emerging baritone Gary Griffiths, who won the 2009 Guildhall Gold Medal and is rapidly establishing himself as a singer to watch, already engaged for major roles at Welsh National Opera.

At the height of his creative powers, Schubert wrote this cycle of 24 songs, loosely following a young man wandering in despair; his “Winter Journey”. When first played to a circle of friends, they were perplexed at its unremitting pessimism, but Schubert merely stated, “I like these songs more than all the others, and you will come to like them also”. How right his words were to prove!

This concert is jointly supported by The Nicholas John Charitable Trust and Geraldine Terry & Andrew Baxter



Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)

Winterreise, D911

1. Gute Nacht
2. Die Wetterfahne
3. Gefror'ne Thränen
4. Erstarrung
5. Der Lindenbaum
6. Wasserflut
7. Auf dem Flusse
8. Rückblick
9. Irrlicht
10. Rast
11. Frühlingstraum
12. Einsamkeit
13. Die Post
14. Der greise Kopf
15. Die Krähe
16. Letzte Hoffnung
17. Im Dorfe
18. Der stürmische Morgen
19. Täuschung
20. Der Wegweiser
21. Das Wirthshaus
22. Mut
23. Die Nebensonnen
24. Der Leierman

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