Mozart / Mendelssohn Chiaroscuro Quartet

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Album Info

Album Veröffentlichung:
2015

HRA-Veröffentlichung:
26.01.2015

Label: Aparté

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Chamber Music

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): String Quartet No. 15 in D minor, K 421
  • 1I. Allegro moderato11:18
  • 2II. Andante06:31
  • 3III. Menuetto - Trio03:29
  • 4IV. Allegro ma non troppo09:10
  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847): String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13
  • 5I. Adagio - Allegro vivace07:42
  • 6II. Adagio non lento06:25
  • 7III. Intermezzo04:35
  • 8IV. Presto - Adagio non lento08:49
  • Total Runtime57:59

Info zu Mozart / Mendelssohn

Formed in 2005, the Chiaroscuro Quartet performs music of the Classical period on gut stringed instruments and with a historical approach. Their unique sound is highly acclaimed by audiences all over Europe. Recent engagements have included recitals at the Edinburgh International Festival, Wigmore Hall, York Early Music Centre, The Sage Gateshead (recorded for BBC Radio 3), Auditorium du Louvre Paris, Théâtre du Jeu-de-Paume in Aix-en-Provence, Grand Théâtre de Dijon, Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon and a residency in Aldeburgh. In 2013, the Chiaroscuro Quartet was awarded the Förderpreis by the German radio station Deutschlandfunk in collaboration with Musikfest Bremen to which they have just made a return visit. Other engagements take them to Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, the Wanamaker Theatre in London, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid and the Grafenegg Festival in Austria. Since 2009 the Quartet has held a residency at Port-Royal-des-Champs dedicated to Mozart's quartets. Chiaroscuro have made two highly regarded recordings of Mozart and Beethoven and will be releasing a third this autumn that will include Mendelssohn's second quartet.

Chiaroscuro Quartet:
Alina Ibragimova, violin
Pablo Hernán Benedí, violin
Emilie Hörnlund, viola
Claire Thirion, cello


Chiaroscuro Quartet
Formed in 2005, the Chiaroscuro Quartet performs music of the Classical period with historical instruments and approach.

Recently the quartet played their first concert at the Edinburgh International Festival followed by their debut in Germany as part of the Festival Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Highlights in the past took the young ensemble to London's Wigmore Hall, York Early Music Centre, The Sage Gateshead (recorded for BBC Radio 3), Auditorium du Louvre Paris, Théâtre du Jeu-de-Paume in Aix-en-Provence, Grand Théâtre de Dijon, Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon and a residency in Aldeburgh.

Following the critically acclaimed release of their first album in September 2011, the Chiaroscuro Quartet released its second recording for the French label Aparté in April 2013. The CD including Beethoven's Quartetto serioso, Mozart's Quartet K. 428 and Adagio and Fugue K. 546 received four out of four possible f in the French magazine Télérama and was given the best note for its interpretation in Germany's major magazine for chamber music Ensemble.

In the coming months the quartet will return to the BBC Radio 3 for a lunchtime concert in London and appear on stage of the Nikolaisaal Potsdam and Kunstverein Wiesloch. Concerts in the Netherlands (Concertgebouw Amsterdam), Belgium (Ghent, Handelsbeurs Concertzaal), France (Clermont-Ferrand and Pau) and Spain (Madrid and Bilbao) are scheduled for early 2014.

Since 2009 the Quartet has held a residency at Port-Royal-des-Champs dedicated to Mozart's quartets.

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