Schubert

Audio for this story from Performance Today is not available.

Franz Schubert was a frustrated 19-year-old when he composed his Fifth Symphony. At that time, the teenager was spending his days as a schoolmaster and his nights as a prolific composer. From a concert at this year's Schleswig Holstein Music Festival, the European Soloists perform this sparkling work by Schubert. Jack Martin Handler conducts.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.