Schumann Nord oder Süd; Gute Nacht (from Four Songs)
Brahms Nachtwache No. 1, Nachtwache No. 2 (from Five Songs)
Clara Schumann Three Choruses for Mixed Choir
von Herzogenberg Selig sind, die da Leid tragen; Und ich hörete eine Stimme vom Himmel; Siehe, um Trist war mir sehr bange
Smyth Soul’s Joy; We watched her breathing through the night
Brahms Im Herbst (From Five Songs)
Paul Brough conductor
A gorgeous selection of elegant part-songs by Robert Schumann (including his extraordinary collection for double choir, Op. 141), by his wife Clara (from the early years of their married life), and by friends and admirers such as Brahms and Herzogenberg.
This early-evening concert precedes the BBC Symphony Orchestra concert in the Barbican Hall on the same evening. Sakari Oramo conducts music by Beethoven, Colin Matthews and Schumann.
Part of BBC Symphony Orchestra 2013–2014
Part of All classical music events - 2013–2014 season
Promoted by BBC Singers