He brings his unique insights and expertise to
the two suites fromPeer Gynt – which include the perennial
favourites ‘Morning Mood’, ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’ and
‘Solveig’s Song’ – and the early concert overture,In Autumn, which is full of youthful inspiration.
When Schubert completed Einsamkeit in 1818 he described it as ‘the best thing I have done’. A grandly proportioned song,Einsamkeit was unlike anything Schubert had written up to that point and paved the way for the ground-breaking song cyclesDie schöne Müllerin and Winterreise. Making her TSO debut in this concert is much-admired English soprano Carolyn Sampson.