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Schumann and the Critics

18 October 2016, 2:45pm - 4:30pm

Renowned music critic and writer Hilary Finch, who wrote for The Times for many years, is joined by Richard Wigmore for an afternoon of three talks looking at Schumann's critical writings in the 'Neue Zeitschrift für Musik', the generations of composer-critics who followed him (including Debussy, Berlioz and Wolf), and lastly a look at trends in contemporary music criticism. The talks will be interspersed with short performances of related music. 

Admission is completely free, but booking is strongly recommended.

  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778 - 1837)
  • Étude (1831) Op. 125 1831?
  • Hugo Wolf (1860 - 1903)
  • Abschied (1888) no.53 from Mörike-Lieder
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