Brentano Quartet (string Quartet)

classical
Tue12.05.20

For their first concert at the Handelsbeurs, the renowned American ensemble theBrentano Quartet has opted resolutely for F minor. They encountered this ‘key of death’ in the most moving quartets by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Shostakovitch and the contemporary American composer Bruce Adolphe.

Program

J.S. Bach
Prelude in F minor (from: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier)
L. van Beethoven
String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, op. 95 ‘Serioso’ (1810)
B. Adolphe (1955)
Coiled (2017)
D. Sjostakovitsj
String Quartet No. 11 in F minor (1966)
F. Mendelssohn
String Quartet No. 6 in F, opus 80 ‘Requiem für Fanny’ (1847)
Brentano Quartet
Serena Canin, Mark Steinberg (violin), Misha Amory (viola), Nina Lee (cello)

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