Go to the main content Right arrow icon
Welcome back! Read in our FAQ how we welcome you warmly and safely!
menu
menu

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

Schubert, Brahms & Shostakovich

orchestral
vocal
Thu 24 Feb 2022 -20.00
Concert hall
introduction by Francis Maes 19.15
start 20.00

standard rate €27.00 - €60.00

Reduction -26 €14.00 - €30.50

We will inform you via our newsletter (register at the bottom of this page), this website and our social media pages.

Tragedy in music

Johannes Brahms wrote his Vier Ernste Gesänge at the end of his life, after the death of his beloved Clara Schumann. He found comfort in Biblical texts about hope, love and the transience of life. Death was also the inspiration for Shostakovich's bitterly poignant Chamber Symphony. The result was a compact and forceful indictment, dedicated to the victims of fascism and war. A far cry from Schubert whose Fourth Symphony, despite its tragic subtitle, is full of nods to Mozart and Beethoven and sounds rather pleasant and colourful.

programme

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Chamber Symphony in C minor, opus 110a

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Vier ernste Gesänge, opus 121 (arr. Alexander Schmalcz)

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Symphony no. 4 in C minor, D417 ‘Tragic’

read less

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Chamber Symphony in C minor, opus 110a

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Vier ernst...

read more

performers

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen: orchestra
Andris Poga: conductor
Matthias Goerne: baritone

Thu 24 Feb 2022 -20.00
Concert hall
introduction by Francis Maes 19.15
start 20.00

standard rate €27.00 - €60.00

Reduction -26 €14.00 - €30.50

We will inform you via our newsletter (register at the bottom of this page), this website and our social media pages.

tipped for you

Share this event

Subscribe to our newsletter

  •  *