As part of the Gloucester Classical Music Festival, Louise Vale and Tim Sidford perform Brahms Sonata No 1 ‘ Rain Sonata’ – Clara Schumann “I could not help bursting into tears of joy over it…… I wish the last movement could accompany me to the next world”.
Debussy Sonata – 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of Debussy’s masterpiece, written when he was terminally ill under the shadow of a brutal period in the First World War. French musicologist, Léon Vallas, “it suggests a fight for life, a struggle against death”.
Wednesday 12 July, 12.30pm
Free admission to festival events (retiring collection)