Monumental Trios

Thursday, April 29, 2021, 7:30 pm

For all its surface serenity, the piece is full of interesting creative twists.

Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms charcoal drawing by Jean Joseph Bonaventure Laurens, 1853

Robert’s words echoed through the German music world, inciting interest, curiosity, and plenty of animosity toward the unknown Brahms. In turn, Brahms was terrified—suddenly he had a huge reputation to live up to.