An exceptional group, The Mandelring Quartet are famed for their expressivity and remarkable homogeneity of sound and phrasing. They have been prize-winners at several prestigious competitions, including Munich International Music Competition, Evian and Reggio Emilia. Their busy concert schedule has taken them to major venues and festivals worldwide.
Quartetto di Cremona formed in the year 2000 at the Stauffer Academy of Salvatore Accardo in Cremona. They went on to train with (amongst others) Hatto Beyerle of the Alban Berg Quartet. They have performed at many of the major concert venues and festivals in Europe and have enjoyed numerous appearances at Wigmore Hall. They are currently Artists in Residence at Milan’s Societa’ del Quartetto.
This is concert 4 of 5 of a series at The Castle Hotel over the Easter Weekend (3–6 April). For the first three concerts, the Mandelring Quartet will perform all six of Mendelssohn’s string quartets interspersed with works by Mozart and Haydn. On Easter Sunday morning, they join forces with Quartetto di Cremona to perform Mendelssohn’s Octet. Quartetto di Cremona then bring the weekend to a close in appropriate style on Easter Monday with a concert to themselves – for this, they have chosen two of Beethoven’s quartets including No 3 from his ‘Razumovsky’ quartets, Op 59.
- Langsamer Satz
- Anton von Webern (1883-1945)
- Grosse Fuge
- Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
- Octet for Strings in E flat
- Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)