Sunday, June 16, 15 h 30

Salle Bourgie

Les passions de Clara

A fascinating story in words and music centered around the love triangle between Clara and Robert Schumann and their protégé, Johannes Brahms. Exciting and innovative!

Program:

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Fantasiestücke pour violoncelle et piano opus 73
Zart und mit Ausdruck
Lebhaft, leicht
Rasch und mit Feuer

Clara Schumann (1819-1896)
Trio en sol mineur opus 17
Allegro moderato
Scherzo and Trio
Andante
Allegretto

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Sextuor à cordes no 2 en sol majeur opus 36
Allegro non troppo
Scherzo – Allegro non troppo – Presto giocoso
Adagio
Poco allegro

20 $

Student

50 $

Regular

60 $

Premium

Artists:

A WORLD PREMIERE SCRIPT featuring actor/pianist Jean Marchand and actress/writer Geneviève Rochette.

THE BARBICAN QUARTET
Amarins Wierdsma, Kate Maloney, violins
Christoph Slenczka, viola
Yoanna Prodanova, cello

NATHAN MELTZER, SHANNON LEE, GREGORY LEWIS, EMMA MEINRENKEN, VIOLINS
LAMBERT CHEN, ANNIE PARENT, VIOLAS
DENIS BROTT,CAMERON CROZMAN, LELAND KO, CELLOS
ERIC CHAPELL,
BASS
ILLIA OVCHAREKNO,
PIANO
GENEVIÈVE ROCHETTE,
AUTHOR/ACTRESS
JEAN MARCHAND,
PIANO/ACTOR

Experience a world premier presentation with music and text delving into the love triangle between Clara and Robert Schumann and their protégé Johannes Brahms. The unique script by Geneviève Rochette, actress and author will be performed by Geneviève in the role of Clara Schumann and Jean Marchand playing Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. Schumann’s Fantasiestücke op 73, Clara Schumann’s piano trio, and Brahms’s majestic String Sextet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 36. This concert creates a musical and theatrical context for the exploration of these musical geniuses personal lives.

Salle Bourgie, MBAM
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1339 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1G2