2OO Sunday 17 November, 7pm Milton Court Concert Hall G U I L DH A LL T I CK ET ED EVEN T G U I L DH A LL A L UM N I SERI ES
Beloved Clara Lucy Parham piano Lesley Sharp narrator Sir Simon Russell Beale narrator
Scripted by Lucy Parham “A lovely entertainment – flawlessly performed” The Independent “One of the must-see events on the musical calendar” BBC Music Magazine
Commemorating the bicentenary of Clara Schumann, alumna Lucy Parham presents Beloved Clara – an original Composer Portrait telling the compelling and tragic story of the passionate yet volatile relationship between Robert Schumann, his pianist wife Clara Wieck and Johannes Brahms.
In this special concert the awardwinning pianist – internationally known for her Composer Portrait concert series – will perform music by all three composers, interspersed with extracts from their letters and diaries read by acclaimed actors and fellow Guildhall alumni Lesley Sharp and Simon Russell Beale. The Alumni Recital Series is in support of the School’s Scholarship Fund. Tickets: £15 (£10 concessions) available from Barbican Box Office: 020 7638 8891 barbican.org.uk. Priority Booking for Guildhall Circle members from 29 July.