Brodsky Quartet

Sun 21 July 2019

with Laura van der Heijden, cello

With Laura van der Heijden, cello

Boccherini String Quintet in C, Op 30 No 6
Borodin String Quartet No 2 in D
Schubert String Quintet in C, Op 163

Since its formation in 1972 the Brodsky Quartet has performed over 3000 concerts on the major stages of the world and released more than 60 recordings. A natural curiosity and insatiable desire to explore has propelled the group in many artistic directions and continues to ensure them not only a place at the very forefront of the international chamber music scene but also a rich and varied musical existence. Their energy and craftsmanship have attracted numerous awards and accolades worldwide, while ongoing educational work provides a vehicle for passing on experience and staying in touch with the next generation.

Programme

Gina McCormack & Ian Belton, violins

Paul Cassidy, viola

Jacqueline Thomas, cello

with Laura van der Heijden, cello

 

Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805): String Quintet in C, Op. 30 No 6 (in seven movements)

  1. [no heading]
  2. Minuetto. Allegretto
  3. Largo assai – allegro
  4. Allegro vivo
  5. Maestoso

 

Alexander Borodin (1833-87): String Quartet No 2 in D

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Scherzo. Allegro
  3. Notturno: Andante
  4. Finale: Andante – Vivace

 

Franz Schubert (1797-1828): String Quintet in C, D956, Op. posth. 163

  1. Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Adagio
  3. Scherzo
  4. Allegretto