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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Schumann Quartet

From Wigmore Hall, London. The Schumann Quartet plays Shostakovich's Quartet No 7 and Schubert's 'Rosamunde' Quartet.

From Wigmore Hall, London. The Schumann Quartet of Germany - two Schumann brothers, Mark and Erik, violist Liisa Randalu with guest second violinist Alexander Sachs - pair Shostakovich's cathartic Quartet No 7, written soon after his first wife's sudden death, with Schubert's soulful and melodious 'Rosamunde' Quartet.

Introduced by Kate Molleson.

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 7 in F sharp minor
Schubert: String Quartet in A minor, D804 'Rosamunde'

Schumann Quartet

Recorded at Wigmore Hall, 14 May 2018.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Quartet no. 7 in F sharp minor Op.108 for strings

    Ensemble: Schumann Quartett.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartet no. 13 in A minor D.804, Op.29 (Rosamunde) for strings

    Ensemble: Schumann Quartet.