I tend to tread lightly when it comes to the orchestral arrangement of piano pieces. A lot can get lost.
But I love me some Schubert, so I'm full steam with enthusiasm for this program. This is a staged version of Winterreise, that has been arranged for chamber orchestra. You can get a preview here. Ian (he's British, so it's pronounced EE-aan, and not Yahhn like I've been saying) is my absolute first choice when it comes to Schubert Lied, so I'm stoked.
Conceived and directed by Netia Jones
Ian Bostridge, tenor
International Contemporary Ensemble
Baldur Brönnimann, conductor (Mostly Mozart debut)
Post-performance discussion on Saturday, August 12
With English supertitles