Members of Italian period instrument group Europa Galante, with founder and violinist Fabio Biondi, perform string quartets by Mozart and Monza at the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.
Recorded at the Queen’s Hall during their Edinburgh International Festival debut, members of the acclaimed Italian period instrument group Europa Galante along with their founder/ violinist Fabio Biondi perform early String Quartets by Mozart and lesser known works by Italian composer Carlo Monza.
Mozart: String Quartet in C major K.157
Monza: String Quartet in F major “La fucina di volcano”
Mozart: String Quartet in G major K.80
Monza: String Quartet in B-flat major “Il giocatore”
INTERVAL: The full ensemble of Europa Galante with director Fabio Biondi perform two of Vivaldi's concertos from the set titled 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' - No. 8 in G minor Op. 8 RV 332 and No. 12 in C major Op. 8 RV 178
Monza: String Quartet in D major “Opera in Musica”
Mozart: String Quartet in G major K.156
Monza: String Quartet in C major “Gli amanti rivali”
Fabio Biondi: director/violin
Presenter: Donald MacLeod
Producer: Laura Metcalfe
Photograph credit: Ana de Labra