Robert and Clara Schumann
Elise Quagliata, mezzo soprano
Jesse Blumberg, baritone
Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet
Pedja Muzijevic, piano
Mezzo soprano Elise Quagliata has garnered critical notice for her "rich, expressive voice and passionate delivery" (The New York Times) in a wide range of repertoire, from Carmen and Dead Man Walking to Sweeney Todd, and from oratorio and art song to cabaret."One of America’s great young baritones" (Opera Today) Jesse Blumberg enjoys a busy schedule of opera, concerts, and recitals, performing repertoire from the Renaissance and Baroque to the 20th and 21st centuries. Pedja Muzijevic is a musical maverick, engaging and sometimes shocking audiences across the globe with his innovative programming and spectacular playing. They are joined by clarinetist, Romie de Guise-Langlois for a song recital marking the 200th anniversary of Clara Schumann’s birth. The program includes Clara’s 3 Romances Op. 22 and excerpts from Robert and Clara Schumann’s Liebesfrühling.