In musical soirees of the 18th and 19th centuries, multi-movement pieces were often broken up within the evening's entertainment. In this intimate period-instrument concert, the four movements of Schumann's Violin Sonata, Op. 121, frame his Three Romances for oboe and piano, Op. 94, as well as six engaging duets for soprano and tenor.
"Swedish mezzo Charlotte Hellekant handles all her assignments with zest; tenor Paul Groves doesn't loosen up until 'Unterm Fenster,' a lovers' dialogue delivered with ripe eagerness by both."—Opera News