British composer, journalist, and lecturer Robert Hugill returns to Conway Hall to give a free pre-concert talk about the evening’s programme.
A tale of two friendships: From the moment that the young Brahms knocked on the Schumanns’ door and played them his music, the two men had a strong relationship. In the different circumstances of Soviet Russia, Shostakovich and Weinberg also developed a creative friendship.
This free event will be followed by the evening’s main Sunday Concert, featuring Trio Khnopff performing works by these very composers.
This event is in the Brockway Room on the ground floor. For accessibility info: https://conwayhall.org.uk/about/visiting-us/