Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 97 'Rhenish'
Join the NZSO for a performance of Robert Schumann's Symphony No.3, conducted by Music Director Emeritus James Judd.
6 minutes 31 seconds
R. Schumann Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 97 Rhenish V. Lebhaft
James Judd Conductor
Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 97, also known as the 'Rhenish' Symphony, masterfully captures the spirit and essence of the Rhine River in Germany.
The spirited finale, the fifth movement "Lebhaft" (Lively), showcases Schumann's command of symphonic composition as it intertwines captivating melodies with rich harmonies, evoking the river's dynamic flow and surrounding vibrant culture.