Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Music as the poetry of love

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Robert Schumann with his wife, Clara Schumann (c. 1850) Bildarchiv Preusischer Kulturbesitz

Robert Schumann wrote his Piano Concerto in A Major for his great love -- his wife, pianist Clara Schumann. On Thursday's Performance Today, we'll hear Martha Argerich play Schumann's musical poetry of love, from a concert in Switzerland.