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Hans Zender’s Winterreise

Hebrides Ensemble in Greyfriars Kirk

Schubert’s Winterreise is perhaps the greatest song cycle of them all, an intensely moving exploration of love and despair as a lonely traveller, driven from his beloved’s house, embarks on a soul searching journey through the winter snow.

German composer Hans Zender has made a remarkable creative transformation of Winterreise, expanding its keyboard accompaniment into a colourful orchestration that provides invigorating insights into Schubert’s original. The eminent Scottish Hebrides Ensemble is joined by renowned German tenor Christian Elsner for Zender and Schubert’s chilling masterpiece.

Hebrides Ensemble
William Conway Conductor
Christian Elsner Tenor

Hans Zender Schubert’s Winterreise – a composed interpretation


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Hebrides Ensemble
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William Conway
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Christian Elsner
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24 August 2016

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