At the Piano with the Schumanns and their Circle

229 TUTOR: Alice Michahelles

Explore the world of composer Robert Schumann and his wife Clara Wieck, one of the most acclaimed pianists of the 19th century, a composer and mother of eight children. Together, the Schumanns were connected to some of the most important composers of their time. Enjoy a musical journey through the Romantic era with your tutor, a concert pianist herself. While a few works will be played on DVD, she will illustrate and perform work by the Schumanns, Felix Mendelssohn, Frédéric Chopin, Johannes Brahms and others.

3 AM
AM course

Course Notes

The ability to play or read music is not a requirement.

It is advisable to bring paper and pencil to take notes.

Course Tutor

Alice Michahelles

Alice Michahelles

About Alice

Alice was raised in Florence, Italy, where she graduated from Conservatorio L.Cherubini. She has appeared in recitals in Europe, the Near East, United States and Chile, and took part in international festivals, among them the Eilat Chamber Music Festival (Israel), Festival Bled (Slovakia), Festival Internazionale di Noto and Festival Internazionale di Ascoli Piceno (Italy).

Her repertoire stretches from Bach to contemporary music, with a particular interest for the Romantic period.

She currently teaches Piano at Conservatorio Santa Cecilia, Rome.

As a composer, Alice has dedicated herself to children's opera.

Alice has volunteered as an Italian teacher in a home for adolescent refugees.

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All courses run for 5 days

WK 1 11 Jul - 15 Jul

WK 2 18 Jul - 22 Jul

WK 3 25 Jul - 29 Jul

WK 4 1 Aug - 5 Aug

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9.15AM to 12.15PM

Afternoon Courses

1.45PM to 4.30PM

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9.15AM to 4.30PM