The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society celebrates its 35th season with an appropriately eclectic repast, balancing familiar masterworks with undeservedly neglected oeuvres perdues.
The distinguished American baritone William Sharp traverses two of Schumann’s great lyrical song cycles.
Robert Schumann: Eichendorff Liederkreis, Op. 39
Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48
The Smithsonian Chamber Players William Sharp, baritone; Kenneth Slowik, fortepiano
Listen to William Sharp singing Paul Bowles' Blue Mountain Ballad, Heavenly Grass.
Program, location, and artists subject to change.