A Complicated Friendship: Brahms And Schumann

November 10 clock 07:30 PM


Eastminster United Church
Toronto, Ontario

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Academy Concert Series

Event Details

The season will launch on November 10, 2018, with “A Complicated Friendship: Brahms and Schumann.” The program includes a Brahms violin sonata, Schuamnn piano quartet and Brahms first piano quartet written in the years following Robert Schumann’s death. The theme highlights the very complicated relationship and friendship Brahms and Schumann had with each other. Guest artists are pianist Peter Longworth and violinist Sheila Jaffe.

Featured Program


  • Sonata no. 2 in A major by Johannes Brahms
  • Piano quartet by Schumann
  • Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms


  • Peter Longworth, piano
  • Sheila Jaffe, violin
  • Emily Eng, viola
  • Kerri McGonigle, cello