The Enthralling Chamber Music of Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Schubert’s contribution to the 19th century is unparalleled, with many of his works revered as absolute masterpieces. This six week course will explore Schubert’s huge contribution to chamber music, including his Lieder (secular songs for solo voice), his solo piano works and his string quartets.

Despite his short lifetime (31 years), Schubert left behind a vast body of works, including more than 600 secular vocal works, seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of piano and chamber music.

Essential works to include: ‘Death and the Maiden’ Quartet, ‘The Trout’ Quartet, ‘Winterreise’ (song cycle), Piano impromptus op 142, Moments Musicaux Op 94, Octet in F Major, plus some hidden gems.

Course Details

This course finished on 01 April 2020