Concert at St. James Anglican Church
February 10, 2023, at 5:15 pm
Chris Alfano clarinet and Valery Lloyd-Watts piano

Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms:
The Two Geniuses Who Both Loved Clara Schumann

History tells of the love both men felt towards Clara Schumann. Schumanns’ Fantasiestucke, Op. 73 and Brahms’ Clarinet Sonata, Op.120, No.2 were written nearly 50 years apart and yet each are an example of deeply Romantic music which typically deals with love and longing