MusicArt London presents The Legends of Robert Schumann: A Piano Recital and Book Art Installation
Annie Yim (pianist), Pauline Rafal (book artist), Charlotte Bray (composer)
Reimagining scenes from childhood in Robert Schumann’s piano masterpiece Kinderszenen (1838), artist Pauline Rafal presents a newly created book art installation during the concert at Burgh House and Hampstead Museum. Alongside major works by Schumann, Annie Yim performs piano pieces, including a world premiere, by composer Charlotte Bray – Chapter One (2012) and Chapter Two (2015) – which resonate with the childhood theme in Schumann across two centuries.
Programme includes Schumann's Kinderszenen Op. 15 and Fantasie Op. 17.
Pianist Annie Yim made the most beautiful sounds, radiantly coloured, thoughtfully articulate - The Times
Charlotte Bray…one of the outstanding composing talents of her generation -The Evening Standard’s 1000 Most Influential Londoners
Following its launch Conceptual Concert with the renowned artist and President of the Royal Academy of Arts, Christopher Le Brun, in October 2015, MusicArt London | Conceptual Concerts continues to initiate new dialogues between Music and Art. This concert features pianist Annie Yim and book artist Pauline Rafal at the Burgh House and Hampstead Museum. The programme includes piano works by Robert Schumann – Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood),Op. 15 and Fantasie, Op. 17, and the world premiere of a work by rising star British composer Charlotte Bray.
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MusicArt London, founded in 2015 by Annie Yim, engages the vibrant London art world through live performances of historical and contemporary music. With an emphasis on sharing the creative process, each Conceptual Concert celebrates mutual inspiration between musicians, artists, and art spaces through the commissioning of new works in different art forms. Since its launch at Colnaghi gallery with artist Christopher Le Brun, President of the Royal Academy of Arts, MusicArt London has continued to forge relationships with contemporary artists from diverse disciplines. With music at the heart of each project, these collaborations have resulted in new works including piano composition, book art installation, poetry, and dance choreography. Their commissions have been featured in Gramophone Magazine and New York Times T Magazine.