A Winter’s Journey IV: Schubert and Beckett

After exploring the Chopin connection in the previous post, time to revisit a wonderful piece by Alex Ross in the New Yorker from a few winters ago about One Evening: “The British director Katie Mitchell, in collaboration with the tenor Mark Padmore, the actor Stephen Dillane, and the pianist Andrew West, had the excellent idea of creating a theatre piece around Samuel Beckett’s intense relationship with Winterreise, weaving his poetry and prose into a live performance of the cycle.”

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