Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900 Music Programme

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Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900 Music Programme

Date and time

Friday 8 November, 6–7.15pm

Room 36

Tickets

Admission free

Pianist Sholto Kynoch (Artistic Director of Oxford Lieder) curates and introduces these Viennese concerts, taking different aspects of the exhibition as inspiration. The programme introduces the spectrum of music in Biedermeier and late 19th-century Vienna, while also reflecting a meeting of the musical and visual arts.

Chamber Music

Brahms, Schoenberg, Zemlinsky and Johann Strauss; the spectrum of music in late 19th-century Vienna.

Movements from trios by Brahms and Zemlinsky sit alongside Mahler’s only surviving chamber work – his Piano Quartet – and Schoenberg’s ground-breaking Chamber Symphony, arranged by his disciple Webern. None other than Schoenberg himself is the arranger for Johann Strauss’ spectacularly popular 'Kaiser-Walzer'.

Programme

Johannes Brahms, 'Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 114', (first movement), 1891

Arnold Schoenberg (arr. Anton Webern) 'Chamber Symphony No. 1', 1906 (arr. 1922)

Gustav Mahler, 'Piano Quartet', 1876

Alexander von Zemlinsky, 'Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 3', (second and third movements), 1896

Johann Strauss (arr. Arnold Schoenberg), 'Kaiser-Walzer', 1889 (arr. 1925).

Image above: Detail from Gustav Klimt, 'Portrait of Amalie Zuckerkandl', 1917-18 © Belvedere, Vienna, Donated by Vita and Gustav Künstler  

The events programme for 'Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900' is kindly supported by Martin Halusa

 

 

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