Living with Clara, Robert and Johannes

Living with Clara, Robert and Johannes
  • DATE

    Jul 7, 2014

  • Venue

    The Arts House

    1 Old Parliament Lane
    Singapore 179429
  • TIME
    Monday: from 20:00 to 21:00
  • Ticket Price
    (Exclude booking fee)
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Witness the love story of one Romantic period's most famous couple told through the evening's selection of music.

The romantic story of the most famous married couple tells of a difficult beginning and tragic end. Clara Schumann was the tireless champion of her husband's music. But unbeknownst to many, besides being an acclaimed piano virtuoso of her time, Clara too was an accomplished composer.

In 1853, 20 year old Johannes Brahms became acquainted with the Schumanns. Their friendship took a different turn when Robert had to be admitted into an asylum after a failed suicide attempt which followd his death in 1856. Clara sough much comfort from Brahms and were caught in an intricate relationship which sparked much controversy. Follow the the richness and intensity of their relationships through music by Beatrice Lin (Piano), Siew Yi Li (violin) and Veda Lin on Oboe.