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Celebrating the Chamber Music of Robert Schumann - Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Music in Mind: Celebrating the Chamber Music of Robert Schumann Larissa Dedova, piano Mikhail Volchok, piano Katherine Murdock, viola Paul Cigan, clarinet

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 8:00 pm - Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Recital Hall

In conjunction with the Robert Schumann Bicentennial Festival and Conference, the UM School of Music presents a program of chamber works by Robert Schumann. Faculty members Larissa Dedova, Mikhail Volchok, Katherine Murdock, and Paul Cigan — along with members and friends of the Left Bank Quartet — showcase instrumental chamber works of Schumann, including:

   Streaming audio: Listen to playlists featuring the pieces on this program on Naxos Music Library and Classical Music Library

  Fantasiestücke, Op. 111

  Andante and Variations for Two pianos, Op. 46

  Märchenerzählungen, Op. 132

  String Quartet in A major, Op. 41 No. 3

  Biographies of Robert Schumann: this list also includes an account, in the composer's own words, of Schumann's life and works, compiled from his letters, diaries, and professional writings - a must see!

  Film: DVDs and videos of Schumann's works performed by some of the greatest pianists of the 20th and 21st centuries