The Takacs Quartet are joined by pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin for a recital of Mozart, Dvorak and Dohnanyi chamber music, live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.
Live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, the Takács Quartet performs chamber music from central Europe. Taking centre stage is Dvořák's evergreen String Quartet no. 12 nicknamed the American Quartet, preceded by Mozart's string quartet in D major, written for the cello-playing King of Prussia Frederick William II. Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin joins the ensemble for Dohnányi's richly romantic first Piano Quintet.
Mozart: String Quartet No. 21 in D major, K575
Dvořák: String Quartet in F, Op. 96, 'The American'
Dohnányi: Piano Quintet No 1 in C minor, Op. 1
Marc-André Hamelin (piano)
Presenter: Donald Macleod
Producer: Gavin McCollum.