Göteborgs Konserthus Light and love

Choir lyricism at its loveliest with the Gothenburg Symphony Vocal Ensemble; Katie Thomas, conductor; and Juan Zurutuza, piano.

Concert length: 2 h incl. intermission Scene: Stenhammarsalen
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Emotional music by Schubert, the Schumanns and Brahms. This chamber concert with the Gothenburg Symphony Vocal Ensemble and conductor Katie Thomas offers choir lyricism at its loveliest. Seated at the piano is Juan Zurutuza. 

For a period of time in the nineteenth century, it was considered beautiful and noble to cry, for both men and women. Emotions abound in this evening’s music, which mentions kisses and gondolas, a nun who lives in isolation and a weary wanderer who encounters a fiddler. Brahms’ canon asserts that love is monotonous – but still, we cannot resist it. Onward! urges Clara Schumann: only the brave win paradise. 

We hear a women’s choir, men’s choir, mixed choir, duets and vocal soloists accompanied by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra’s pianist Juan Zurutuza. 


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C Schumann Three Mixed Choruses (lyrics E. Geibel) 9 min

R Schumann Three Songs for Male Choir 11 min

R Schumann Romanzen für Frauenstimmen 11 min

Brahms Drei Gesänge 9 min

Intermission 25 min

Brahms Canon: Einförmig ist der Liebe Gram (lyrics F. Rückert) 3 min

Schubert Winterreise: Der Leiermann (text W. Müller) 4 min

Schubert Licht und Liebe (lyrics M. von Collin) 5 min

Schubert Nachtelle (lyrics J. G. Seidl) 5 min

Schubert Gebet (lyrics F. de la Motte Fouqué) 12 min

Schubert Des Tages Weihe 5 min

Sunday 24 November 2024: The event ends at approx. 20.00


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