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Ben Appl sings Schumann's eternal and bitter-sweet story of love in Dichterliebe while the Arod Quartet offers the genius and optimism of one of Haydn's final quartets, 'Sunrise'.

Benjamin Appl sings about the eternal and bitter-sweet story of love in Schumann's autobiographical song cycle Dichterliebe, and the Arod Quartet offer the genius and optimism of one of Haydn's final quartets, which opens with a depiction of the most glorious sunrise. The concerts were given as part of the New Town Concert Series from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.
Presented by Kate Molleson

Haydn - String Quartet Op 76/4 'Sunrise'
Arod Quartet

Schumann - Dichterliebe
Benjamin Appl, baritone
Julius Drake, piano

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet Opus 76, No.4

    Ensemble: Quatuor Arod.
  • Robert Schumann

    Dichterliebe

    Performer: Julius Drake. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Samuel Barber

    The Praises of God (Hermit Songs)

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: James Newby.

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