Live from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, a performance by the Zehetmair Quartet. Haydn: Quartet in F, Op 3 No 5 (Serenade). Hindemith: Quartet No 5. Haydn: Quartet in C, Op 76 No 3.
Live from the Queen's Hall, Thomas Zehetmair leads his quartet through Austrian and German chamber music, including the technical sophistication of Hindemith's String Quartet No 5 and Haydn's masterly 'Emperor' String Quartet.
Haydn: String Quartet F major, Op.3, No.5 'Serenade'
Hindemith: String Quartet No.5, Op. 32
Interval at 11.45am approx
Tom Redmond introduces the world premiere recording of John Adams's Absolute Jest which was commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony and written for the orchestra and the St Lawrence String Quartet. It will be performed by them at the Usher Hall this evening as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.
Haydn: String Quartet in C major, Op.76 No.3 'Emperor'