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Henschel Quartet - Beethoven, Dvorak, Brahms

The Henschel Quartet performs at St John's, Smith Square, London. Beethoven: String Quartet No 5. Dvorak: String Quartet No 12. Brahms: Piano Quintet in F (Martino Tirimo: piano).

Live from St John's, Smith Square, London

Presented by Martin Handley

A twentieth-birthday celebration for the one of the world's great string quartets - the Henschel Quartet.

Beethoven: String Quartet No.5 in A major, Op.18 No.5)

Dvorak: String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96, 'American'

8.15 Interval: choral music by Gustav and Alma Mahler, performed by the SWR Vocal Ensemble, conducted by Marcus Creed

8.35:

Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34

Henschel Quartet
Martino Tirimo (piano)

The Henschel Quartet, in their twentieth-anniversary season, perform two favourite works from the quartet repertoire and join forces with pianist Martino Tirimo for Brahms's great Piano Quintet in A minor. This piece, which began life in 1862 as a string quintet and was then recast as a sonata for two pianos, only reached its final form two years later. In its final version Brahms's friend the conductor Hermann Levi declared it "beautiful beyond words: a masterpiece of chamber music.".

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    PIano Quintet in F minor (op 34)

    Ensemble: Henschel Quartett. Performer: Martino Tirimo (piano).
  • Bruckner

    Symphony No7 (Scherzo)

    Orchestra: BBCSO. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
  • Gustav Mahler (arr. Clytus Gottwald)

    Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Ruckert Lieder)

    Ensemble: SWR Vocal Ensemble. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Ruckert Lieder)

    Ensemble: SWR Vocal Ensemble. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
  • Part 1

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      String Quartet in A (op 18, no 5)

      Ensemble: Henschel Quartett.
    • Antonín Dvořák

      String Quartet in F (op 96) 'The American'

      Ensemble: Henschel Quartett.
  • Interval

    • Alma Mahler (arr. Clytus Gottwald)

      Laue Sommernacht (Drei fruhe Lieder)

      Ensemble: SWR Vocal Ensemble. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
    • Gustav Mahler

      Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Ruckert Lieder)

      Ensemble: SWR Vocal Ensemble. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
  • Part 2

    • Johannes Brahms

      PIano Quintet noi in F minor (op 34)

      Ensemble: Henschel Quartett. Performer: Martino Tirimo (piano).
  • Post concert

    • Anton Bruckner

      Scherzo from Symphony no.7 in E major

      Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
      • Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E Major.
      • Hyperion.
      • CDA67916.

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