Concert, Milton Court
Lucy Parham piano
Dame Harriet Walter narrator
Sir Simon Russell Beale narrator
Scripted by Lucy Parham
Commemorating the bicentenary of Clara Schumann, Guildhall School alumna Lucy Parham presents an original Composer Portrait: Beloved Clara.
This special concert will tell the compelling and tragic story of the passionate yet volatile relationship between Robert Schumann, his pianist wife Clara Wieck and Johannes Brahms.
Award-winning pianist Lucy – internationally known for her Composer Portrait concert series – will perform music by all three composers, interspersed with extracts from their letters and diaries read by acclaimed actors Simon Russell Beale and Harriet Walter.
Part of the Alumni Recital Series, in support of Guildhall School’s Scholarship Fund.
"A lovely entertainment – flawlessly performed" The Independent
"One of the must-see events on the musical calendar" BBC Music Magazine
Please note that Lesley Sharp, originally advertised as a narrator in this concert, is no longer able to take part.
£15 (£10 concessions) available from Barbican Box Office
Milton Court Concert Hall