Lucy Parham and Joanna David
Lucy Parham – piano
Joanna David – narrator
|ROBERT SCHUMANN||Romance in F sharp Op.28|
|CLARA WIECK||Polonaise in E flat Op.1, No.1|
|FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN||Nocturne in F sharp Op.15, No.2|
|CLARA SCHUMANN/FRANZ LISZT||Geheimes Flüstern hier und dort (Secret whispering here and there)|
|ROBERT SCHUMANN||Sonata in G minor Op. 22, 1st movt|
|FELIX MENDELSSOHN||Song without Words in A Op.62, No.6 “Spring Song”|
|CLARA SCHUMANN||Romance in E flat minor Op.11, No.1|
|ROBERT SCHUMANN||First Loss Op. 68, No.16 (Album for the Young)|
|JOHANNES BRAHMS||Intermezzo in A Op.118, No.1|
|ROBERT SCHUMANN||Intermezzo in E flat minor Op.26|
|ROBERT SCHUMANN||Kind im Einschlummern (Child Falling Asleep) Op.15|
|ROBERT SCHUMANN||Arabesque Op.18|
|JOHANNES BRAHMS||Ballade in G minor Op.118, No.3|
|ROBERT SCHUMANN/FRANZ LISZT||Widmung (Dedication)|
I, Clara - Clara Schumann: A Life in Music
Words and Music!
Created to celebrate 200 years since Clara Wieck Schumann’s birth in 1819, I, Clara tells her extraordinary life story in her own words. It is the sixth Composer Portrait created by Lucy Parham and received its London premiere at Kings Place in October 2019.
The narrative of I, Clara, drawn from letters and diaries, is interspersed with live performances of her works, and of music by Robert Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, Mendelssohn, and Chopin. The narrator for this performance is acclaimed actress, Joanna David.
For more details see http://lucyparham.com/project/i-clara-composer-portrait and https://www.lucyparham.com
Please note that the running time for this concert is approximately 80 minutes with no interval - drinks will be available in the Town Hall bar following the event.
Sponsored by our private patrons and donors
Photo credit: Lucy Parham
This concert is part of Skipton Music’s 75th anniversary season ‘Hidden Treasures: Celebrating Women Composers Across the Ages.’