Jörg Widmann, clarinet
Tabea Zimmermann, viola
Dénes Várjon, piano

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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About This Performance

Like many other composers of the Romantic era, Robert Schumann found inspiration in the power of fantasy. This program from three of Europe’s most versatile and intriguing artists includes his depictions of classic fairy tales as well as clarinetist/composer Widmann’s own contemporary take on the subject.

Schumann: Fairy Tales, Op. 132
Schumann: Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73
Widmann: Five Pieces in Fairy-Tale Style
Schumann: Fairy Tale Pictures, Op. 113
Mozart: Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498, Kegelstatt

The Artist(s)

Jorg Widmann
Jörg Widmann, clarinet
Clarinetist, composer and conductor Jörg Widmann is one of the most versatile and intriguing artists of his generation. Recent chamber music performances include a tour with the Hagen Quartet with performances of his new Clarinet Quintet in Paris, Lugano, Amsterdam, Essen, Berlin, London and Salzburg; trio recitals with Tabea Zimmermann and Dénes Várjon in Helsinki, Freiburg,… Read More
Tabea Zimmermann
Tabea Zimmermann, viola
For many years, Tabea Zimmermann has been regarded as one of the most renowned musicians of our time. Audiences and fellow musicians value her charismatic personality and deep musical understanding. Her chamber music performances this season include trio concerts with Jörg Widmann and Dénes Várjon as well as Daniel Sepec and Jean-Guihen Queyras, and with Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Adam Walker as well as in duo recitals with the pianists Cédric Tiberghien,… Read More
Dénes Várjon, piano
Sensational technique, deep musicality, and wide range of interest have made Dénes Várjon one of the most exciting and highly regarded participants of international musical life. Widely considered among the greatest chamber musicians, he works regularly with pre-eminent partners such as Steven Isserlis, Tabea Zimmermann, Kim Kashkashian, Jörg Widmann, Leonidas Kavakos, András Schiff , Heinz Holliger,… Read More


Jörg Widmann - Fantasie für Klarinette solo
Recital de Tabea Zimmermann y Javier Perianes
Pre-Concert Lecture

With Catherine Hughes at 6:30 pm

Master Classes

Dénes Várjon will give a master class for students at Temple Music Prep on Monday, March 30, 3-5 pm.