Breaking with convention, pianist Mitsuko Uchida and soprano Dorothea Röschmann present Schumann’s song cycle Frauenliebe und -leben for piano and voice in this CSO concert. On either side, Uchida plays and conducts one of Mozart’s piano concertos. The two interview tracks below include Uchida’s insightful commentary on Mozart and Schumann, stories of preparing Mozart with Sir Colin Davis, and how listening to a recording of the song cycle by soprano Elisabeth Schumann (1888-1952) taught her more about the deep expression in the piece.
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 6 in B-flat Major, K. 238
Schumann Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 26 in D Major, K. 537 (Coronation)
Mitsuko Uchida, conductor and piano
Dorothea Röschmann, soprano
Originally recorded at concerts in April 2015
Edo de Waart, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in May 2014
This program will be available until March 29, 2019.
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