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Loving Clara Schumann by Mercury

Jan 13, 2018
Mercury / Zilkha Hall

 Prodigy pianist. Passionate lover. Cherished composer. Loyal wife. Loving mother. Compassionate friend. Experience the captivating, remarkable story of the groundbreaking and multi-faceted artist Clara Schumann in a staged journey through her life and relationships with Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms.  Created by Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Director Tara Faircloth, musical works featured include Clara Schumann’s Warum willst du and’re fragen, Ich stand in dunklen Träumen, Liebst du um Schönhein; selections from Robert Schumann’s Liederkreis, Frauen-Liebe und Leben and his String Quartets and Johannes Brahms’ Wir wandelten, Intermezzo Op. 118, No. 2 and Capriccio Op. 76, No. 1.   This concert is made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Houston Endowment and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.