Romantic Trailblazers: Robert, Clara and Johannes

Friday, November 01, 2013

Ticket Information

Time
8:00 PM
Presented By
Da Camera of Houston
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Classical/Contemporary
Event Contact
Box Office
Contact Email
Description

Three Romantic trailblazers: Robert Schumann, musical genius and influential critic; his wife, the child prodigy pianist and groundbreaking performer/composer Clara Schumann, who navigated new paths as a 19th-century woman; and the young Johannes Brahms, who entered the couple's life at the beginning of his career. Brahms's Scherzo, composed in the same year that the 20 year-old had his life-changing first encounter with the Schumanns, boldly opens the program. Robert Schumann’s fantastical Carnaval continues to sound original and inventive today. A revelatory concert of great romantic works performed on period instruments including an 1820’s Conrad Graf-style fortepiano.


Musicians
Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Tanya Tomkins, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, piano
Composers
Brahms, Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann
Program

Johannes Brahms                    Scherzo in C Minor for violin and piano

Clara Schumann                      Selected Romances Op. 22 for violin and piano

Robert Schumann                   Carnaval, Op. 9

                                                Trio in D Minor for piano, violin and cello, Op. 63


Venue
Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
Location
800 Bagby
Houston, TX
Phone
713-524-5050