This week: Gramophone celebrates Schubert at 220

Gramophone Mon 30th January 2017

Franz Schubert was born 220 years ago this week, so we've prepared an in-depth appraisal of his music

All this week on the Gramophone website we will be exploring the music of Franz Schubert, who was born 220 years ago (on January 31, 1797). There's our essential guide to the greatest Schubert recordings, featuring 50 original Gramophone reviews, and a landmark series of three articles ('The complete guide to Franz Schubert'), appearing online for the first time, which explore every aspect of Schubert's extraordinary output and much more besides! Schubert Week starts here:

The 50 greatest Schubert recordings

The Gramophone guide to the finest Schubert recordings available... Explore the list

 

The complete guide to Franz Schubert, part one: the symphonies

In the first of a three-part series, Michael Quinn talks about Schubert's symphonies to conductors, Sir Colin Davis, Roger Norrington and Frans Briiggen and Schubert scholar Brian Newbould... Read the article

 

The complete guide to Franz Schubert, part two: piano and chamber music

In the second of a three-part series, Harriet Smith talks about Schubert's piano and chamber music with pianists Imogen Cooper, András Schiff and Mitsuko Uchida and string-players Christophe Coin and Thomas Kakuska... Read the article

 

The complete guide to Franz Schubert, part three: vocal music

In the last of a three-part series, Hilary Finch talks about Schubert's vocal music with singers Brigitte Fassbaender, Christa Ludwig, Ian Bostridge and David Wilson-Johnson and pianists Graham Johnson and David Owen Norris... Read the article

 

Masterclass: Schubert's Schwanengesang

Graham Johnson and Thomas Quasthoff lift the lid on Schubert's final songs... Read the masterclass

 

 

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Schubert's Winterreise

Few singers had such an intense relationship with a piece of music as the German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau had with Schubert’s Winterreise... Read the article

 

In search of the Miller Maid

Robert Murray explores his long and intense relationship with Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin... Read the blog

 

 

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