Clara Schumann’s Piano Trio in G minor, op. 17, is considered one of her greatest masterpieces and her most ambitious, large-scale work since the Piano Concerto she wrote as a teenager.
CHAMBER CLASSICS ONE: FORGOTTEN ROMANCE Sunday 14 February 2021, 2pm AND 4.30pm, Albert Hall CSO…
“Marked with the words ‘Slow. Calm. Deeply felt,’ the Adagio of Mahler’s third symphony seems to exist outside of any conscious acknowledgement of temporality. Starting with one of the most wondrous of prayers, it’s a tour de force of tectonically slow and sustained playing from start to finish. So intense it almost physically hurts, until the brass emerge with their glorious and noble chorale.”