Brahms and the Schumanns performed by the Primrose Quartet

29/10/2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brahms and the Schumanns: 

Programme to include:

Johannes Brahms    FAE Scherzo for Violin and Piano

Johannes Brahms    Intermezzo, op.117 no 1 for Solo Piano

Johannes Brahms    Piano Quartet C minor, op. 60 

 Robert Schumann    Fantasiestücke, op.73 for Cello and Piano

Clara Schumann      Romance arranged for Viola and Piano

RobertSchumann     Märchenbild for Viola and Piano

Robert Schumann    Piano Quartet, op. 47

Primrose Piano Quartet: Susanne Stanzeleit (violin), Dorothea Vogel (viola), Andrew Fuller (cello), John Thwaites (piano)

The Primrose Piano Quartet was formed in 2004 by pianist John Thwaites and three of the UK’s most renowned chamber musicians (Lindsay, Sorrel, Edinburgh, Maggini Quartets). It is named after the great Scottish violist, William Primrose. In 2019 the Quartet released their latest recording of the complete Brahms piano quartets. This was the culmination of years of research into Historically Informed Performance Practice and involved the musicians and recording team travelling to Vienna to record in the historic “Ehrbahr Saal” (where Brahms himself frequently performed), using three different pianos of the period from the famous Gert Hechner collection. The result has been hailed by critics as “revelatory”.

Booking

Standard price £10, concession £8, students and under 18s free entry.

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The venue

Cardiff University Concert Hall
Corbett Road
Cardiff
CF10 3EB

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