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Fri, 21 Jun


Parish Church, Old Glossop

Opening Concert: Strauss and Schumann

A selection of pieces by Richard Strauss, Schumann, Percy Grainger and Dvorák and Johann Strauss.

Opening Concert: Strauss and Schumann
Opening Concert: Strauss and Schumann

Time and Location

21 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 21:00

Parish Church, Old Glossop, SK13 7RU

About this event

Dvorák Bagatelles, op.47

Grainger Youthful Rapture

Richard Strauss Songs arranged for soprano and string quartet:

Zueignung, Die Nacht and Allerseelen from Gedichte aus Letzte Blätter Zueignung (Poems from Last Leaves)

Richard Strauss Song No.4 from Lieder Opus 27: Morgen! 

Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat major

Johann Strauss II Wein, Weib und Gesang arr. by Alban Berg for piano, harmonium and string quartet


Claire Surman soprano

Viv McLean piano

Benjamin Powell harmonium

String Quartet:

Katie Stillman violin

Owen Cox violin 

Alex Mitchell viola

Jessica Burroughs cello

Our concert opens with stunning pieces by Dvorák and Percy Grainger, before a selection of sublime songs by Richard Strauss arranged for string quartet and soprano performed by the leader of our artistic team and award-winning soprano, Claire Surman, and a quartet led by the newly-appointed leader of the Orchestra of Opera North, Katie Stillman. The songs were written in 1885 and are among Strauss’s most well-known creations for the voice. We then welcome our Vice-President Viv McLean to perform Schumann’s stunning Piano Quintet in E flat which the composer wrote for his beloved wife, Clara Wieck in 1842, alongside the string quartet. The concert concludes with a Johann Strauss II waltz arranged by Berg for piano, harmonium and string quartet.


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    • £20.00
      +£0.50 service fee



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