Schubert - String Quartets 14 (Death and the Maiden) & 9

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Schubert - String Quartets 14 (Death and the Maiden) & 9

Chiaroscuro Quartet

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Brilliantly led by star violinist Alina Ibragimova, the Chiaroscuro Quartet has recently attracted widespread acclaim for their ear-opening accounts of Haydn’s groundbreaking Op.20 string quartets. Now the group, known for its combination of period instrument stylishness with maturity of musical insight, raises its game still further with a return to the music of Franz Schubert, which it first explored on disc seven years ago (the ‘Rosamunde’ Quartet on AP022, currently unavailable). They couple his G minor Quartet, D173, composed in 1815 when ... read more

Brilliantly led by star violinist Alina Ibragimova, the Chiaroscuro Quartet has recently attracted widespread acclaim for their ear-opening accounts of Haydn’s groundbreaking Op.20 string quartets. No... read more

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