SCHUMANN: Märchnerzahlungen, Fantasy
KURTÁG: Homage à Schumann
BEETHOVEN: An die ferne Geliebte
Biss brings together favorite chamber music colleagues Carey Bell of the San Francisco Symphony, Scott St. John of the St. Lawrence String Quartet, and leading English tenor Mark Padmore in a program of homages. Schumann's Fantasy was originally titled Homage to Beethoven; Kurtág's tribute acknowledges his compositional debt to Schumann.