Schumann In The Madhouse

Dermot Clinch explores some of the myths surrounding Schumann's time in the asylum at Endenich, near Bonn, where he spent the last years of his life, and asks how an understanding of events can affect our interpretation of the composer's late music.

With Eric Jensen, Deborah Hayden, Judith Chernaik and Steven Isserlis.

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20040206

Dermot Clinch explores some of the myths surrounding Schumann's time in the asylum at Endenich, near Bonn, where he spent the last years of his life, and asks how an understanding of events can affect our interpretation of the composer's late music.

With Eric Jensen, Deborah Hayden, Judith Chernaik and Steven Isserlis.

20040206

Dermot Clinch explores some of the myths surrounding Schumann's time in the asylum at Endenich, near Bonn, where he spent the last years of his life, and asks how an understanding of events can affect our interpretation of the composer's late music.

With Eric Jensen, Deborah Hayden, Judith Chernaik and Steven Isserlis.