17 Feb 2016

Interrupted Cadences - Schumann

From Appointment, 7:00 pm on 17 February 2016
Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann Photo: Commons

Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann Photo: Commons

What if …? John Drummond explores critical moments in the history of Western music when things might well have turned out very differently. Robert Schumann and Clara Wieck became engaged in 1837. What if she had turned him down and pursued a professional career as a pianist? (RNZ)