Clara Wieck Schumann
Works including Warum willst du and’re fragen, Ich stand in dunklen Träumen, Liebst du um Schönheit
Works including selections from Liederkreis, Frauen-Liebe und Leben and his String Quartets
Works including Wir wandelten, Intermezzo Op. 118, No. 2 and Capriccio Op. 76, No. 1
...and more, arranged for string orchestra.
Antoine Plante, Conductor
Tara Faircloth, Director
Rachel Chao, Piano
Megan Samarin, Mezzo-Soprano
Lee Gregory, Baritone
Genene McGrath, Dancer
Dwain Travis, Dancer
Marlana Walsh Doyle, Choreography
Christina Giannelli, Lighting Design
Macy Lyne, Costume Design
1 hr 45 min, with intermission
45 minutes before the show, in Zilkha Hall - Director Tara Faircloth joins Executive Director Brian Ritter for a Question and Answer session.
Passion. Heartbreak. Hope.
Prodigy pianist. Passionate lover. Cherished composer. Loyal wife. Loving mother. Compassionate friend.
Experience the captivating, remarkable story of the groundbreaking and multi-faceted artist Clara Schumann in a staged journey through her life and relationships with Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms.
This concert is made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Houston Endowment and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.
A Preview of "Loving Clara Schumann"
Our co-creators discuss the production
VIOLIN IJonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster
VIOLIN IIOleg Sulyga
Courtenay Vandiver Pereira