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Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis & Dénes Várjon

Chamber music by Schumann, Brahms & Mendelssohn

Three of today’s most admired musicians bring the 2017 Queen’s Hall concerts to a touchingly Romantic close with chamber music by Schumann, Brahms and Mendelssohn.

Joshua Bell Violin
Steven Isserlis Cello
Dénes Várjon Piano

Schumann Drei Romanzen Op 94
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor Op 66
Clara Schumann Romances Op 22
Brahms Piano Trio No 1 in B Op 8 (1854 version)

Three of today’s most admired musicians – each an international soloist in his own right, and with a long history of accomplished chamber performances together – bring the 2017 Queen’s Hall concerts to a touchingly Romantic close.

US violinist Joshua Bell makes the third of his three International Festival appearances, joined by British cellist Steven Isserlis – acclaimed for his exceptional two-concert survey of Beethoven’s cello music at the 2016 International Festival – and powerful Hungarian pianist Dénes Várjon.

They perform a quartet of lyrical works, all written within a few years of each other – from delicate, song-like Romances by Robert and Clara Schumann, to the turbulent drama of Mendelssohn’s Second Piano Trio and the almost symphonic sweep of Brahms’s passionate Piano Trio No 1.

Joshua Bell Violin
Steven Isserlis Cello
Dénes Várjon Piano

Schumann Drei Romanzen Op 94
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor Op 66
Clara Schumann Romances Op 22
Brahms Piano Trio No 1 in B Op 8 (1854 version)

More information about the artists

Joshua Bell
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Steven Isserlis
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Dénes Várjon
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26 August 2017

  • The Queen's Hall (Show on map)
  • 1hr 45mins approx (one interval)
  • £9 - £32.50*

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