Wolfgang Rihm: Verwandlung / Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 / Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish"
As the longest river in Germany, the Rhein has given birth to national borders and trading routes, as well as numerous myths, tales and artworks. It inspired the third symphony of Robert Schumann, who later tried to drown in its waters. Alexander Shelley studied at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf and is widely respected as an interpreter of German music.