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'
Recorded at Wigmore Hall, 14 May 2018.