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Fauré Quartet

Faure Quartet in Mahler: Piano Quartet in A minor. Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E flat. Mussorgsky arr Faure Quartet, Gruzman: Pictures at an Exhibition.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London.

The Fauré Quartet play music from both Russia and their homeland Germany, by Mahler, Beethoven and Mussorgsky.

Mahler: Piano Quartet in A minor
Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op 16c

8.15pm
Interval

8.35pm
Mussorgsky: Pictures from an Exhibition, arr. Fauré Quartet and Grigory Gruzman

Fauré Quartet,

Two unusual arrangements form the backbone of this Wigmore Hall concert: Beethoven's Piano Quartet is an arrangement of his Quintet for piano and wind (Op 16), while Mussorgsky's Pictures from an Exhibition - originally composed for piano, but probably better known in Ravel's orchestration - is heard in a colourful new chamber arrangement by tonight's performers and pianist Grigory Gruzman.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • arr. Faure Quartet and Grigory Gruzman Mussorgsky

    Pictures at an Exhibition

    Ensemble: Faure Quartet.
  • Max Reger

    The Hermit with the Violin; At Play in the Waves; The Isle of the Dead

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Quartet in E flat, Op.16

    Ensemble: Faure Quartet.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Piano Quartet in A minor

    Ensemble: Faure Quartet.

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