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Around Schubert

The Nash Ensemble perform music by Schubert and his contemporaries Weber and Spohr.

Live from the Wigmore Hall, London.

Presented by Andrew McGregor.

The Nash Ensemble, Wigmore Hall’s chamber Ensemble in Residence, places the music of Franz Schubert at the centre of its series ‘Around Schubert’, along with works by his contemporaries. This first concert includes two of Schubert’s chamber music masterpieces, the single string quartet movement in C minor and the buoyant ‘Trout’ Quintet with double bass. The outstanding French mezzo Stéphanie d’Oustrac sings some of Weber’s arrangements of Scottish folksongs, along with a Spohr ‘romance’ which was a favourite in the Victorian era, and a group of Schubert songs which are favourites for all time.

Weber: Folksongs for voice, flute, violin, cello and piano
Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor D703
Spohr: Zemire und Azor - Rose softly blooming
Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade D118
Du bist die Ruh D776
An die Musik D547
Nacht und Träume D827

8.15
Interval: Music (from CD)
Weber: Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor, Op 73
Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet
Berlin Philharmonic
Mariss Jansons

8.35
Schubert: Piano Quintet in A D667 'The Trout'

Stéphanie d'Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Simon Crawford-Phillip (piano)
Nash Ensemble

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2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Scottish National Songs, Op.295-304

    Performer: Stéphanie d'Oustrac. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartettsatz

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
  • Louis Spohr

    Rose, wie bist du reizend und mild

    Performer: Stéphanie d'Oustrac. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
  • Franz Schubert

    Lieder

    Performer: Stéphanie d'Oustrac. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concert No 1

    Performer: Andreas Ottensamer. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • DG.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Quintet in A major D 667 The Trout

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
  • Amy Beach

    Piano Concerto in C sharp minor Op. 45

    Performer: Danny Driver. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rebecca Miller.
    • The Romantic Piano Concerto 70 - Beach, Chaminade & Howell.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.

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