English Piano Trio

Concert Dinner – October

Friday, October 12, 2018

English Piano Trio

– Andrew Beale, Managing Director

THE SCHUMANNS – Turbulence and Friendships Music performed by the English Piano Trio. The script is narrated by Christopher Ravenscroft and Ann Penfold

Robert Schumann’s emotionally turbulent life is unusually welldocumented, not least because both he and his wife Clara kept diaries. The revealing and entertaining entries provide an insight into his music, his psychology, his  friendships with Mendelssohn, Wagner, Liszt and Brahms, and of course his marriage to Clara, mother of their many children, as well as one of the greatest pianists of her age. The music is from both Robert and Clara Schumann, Brahms and Mendelssohn.

Programme:

Robert Schumann Piano Trio in D minor opus 63 - 1st movement
Mit Energie und Leidenschaft
Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor opus 17 - 2nd movement Andante
Felix Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor opus 49 - 1st movement
Molto Allegro agitato
Robert Schumann Piano Trio in D minor opus 63 - 2nd movement
Lebhaft, doch nicht zu rasch
INTERVAL  
Johannes Brahms Piano Trio in B major opus 8 - 3rd movement Adagio
Robert Schumann Piano Trio in D minor opus 63 - 3rd movement Langsam, mit inniger Empfindung 4th movement Mit Feuer

Menu:

  • Game terrine
    Cumberland sausage, toasted brioche
  • Sea bass fillet
    New potatoes, braised fennel & carrots
  • Blackberry & frangipane tart
    Crème Anglaise
  • Café du Monde coffee or Newby loose-leaf teas and homemade petits fours

£66.00 per person - table wines extra. (payable at time of booking)

Includes: Sparkling wine & canapé reception in a private room and three course dinner and concert (table wines extra).

Please advise any special dietary requests at time of booking.

Reception at 7.00pm.

Dress Code: Lounge Suit.



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