Saturday 29 February 12.30pm
University Of York Song Day Event 1
£14.00 (£16.00 concession | £5.00 full time students)
A Year In Song
As part of Song Day ('The Year of Song'), Bethany Seymour, Helen Charlston and Gwilym Bowen perform Robert Schumann's Myrthen op.25, accompanied by Peter Seymour.
1840 was a momentous year for Robert Schumann. He finally married Clara Wieck, after a lengthy legal battle with her disapproving father, and in this Liederjahr (‘Year of Song’) he composed over 138 songs. In so many of the songs, Robert sees life through Clara’s eyes, commenting and empathising in return from the piano.
Bethany Seymour soprano
Helen Charlston mezzo soprano
Gwilym Bowen tenor
Peter Seymour fortepiano
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