Memento: Schubert & Mendelssohn - String Quartets | Warner 9029530955

Memento: Schubert & Mendelssohn - String Quartets


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Label: Warner

Cat No: 9029530955

Barcode: 0190295309558

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 13th March 2020



The album features two string quartets which thematically deal with the subject of death. Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden”, no.14 in D minor, a key piece in chamber music repertoire, dates from 1824. Mendelssohn’s String Quartet no.6 in F minor, op.80, was composed in 1847. He composed the piece as an homage to his beloved sister Fanny who had died on 17 May 1847 and it bore the title “Requiem for Fanny”.

vision string quartet have won awards in numerous competitions, have studied with members of the Artemis Quartet and the Alban Berg Quartet. They are known for their excellent interpretations and for their innovative concert formats, working with choreographers, light designers, etc.

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