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Transfigured Romanticism 2024-2025

Embark on a journey through the depths of late Romanticism with two Viennese masters, as Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night and Johanna Müller-Hermann’s richly harmonic compositions ignite passion and rediscovery.

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The two works featured on this program belong to late Romanticism, and their composers, both Viennese, studied under Alexander von Zemlinsky. Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night is a passionately dramatic setting of a poem by Richard Dehmel. Johanna Müller-Hermann, whose works reveal astonishing harmonic and melodic breadth, was widely renowned in her time and is a composer to rediscover.


Olivier Thouin, violin

Jean-Sébastien Roy, violin

Victor Fournelle-Blain, viola

Sofia Gentile, viola

Anna Burden, cello

Sylvain Murray, cello


Johanna Müller-Hermann, String Quintet in A minor, op. 7 (42 min)

Arnold Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht [Transfigured Night], op. 4 (29 min)

Total duration75minutes