Singer Claire Booth, classical pianist Alisdair Hogarth and jazz legend Jason Rebello explore the frontiers of jazz and classical music as they re-interpret Schumann’s landmark song-cycle Frauenliebe und -leben (‘A Woman’s Love and Life’).

Long fascinated by the ‘in-between’ world that exists between jazz and classical traditions, the artists weave together their extraordinary abilities to illuminate the emotional journey of Schumann’s 19th-century masterpiece. The performers re-examine the musical and poetic landscape of the work, as they combine and contrast harmonies and melodies both old and new.

Robert Schumann:
Frauenliebe und -leben, Op.42 (1840)

This event is part of Festival of New, presented by Jennifer Lucy Allan.

Return coach tickets will be available for 10 September to Snape Maltings from London, Norwich and Ipswich. Full details coming soon.

Festival of New celebrates work developed on Snape Residencies. We are grateful to the Genesis Kickstart Fund and PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund for their support.

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