Song Plus: Der Krämerspiegel

RCM musicians perform Strauss’s cycle of 12 songs, Der Krämerspiegel, or ‘The Shopkeeper’s Mirror’

Wednesday 25 March 2020 at 6 pm
Royal College of Music, Recital Hall
Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2BS
R Strauss Der Krämerspiegel op 66
With text by German literary critic Alfred Kerr, the cycle was created in response to the composer being ordered to produce a set of songs at his publisher’s insistence. The resulting composition is a biting commentary on the people and places that Strauss hated the most.
Tickets free but required
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