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Programmes
2017/2018

BEETHOVEN ILLUMINATED ANEW

In conjunction with six major concert halls, Cuarteto Casals is commissioning six composers from countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, asking each to reflect or comment upon a given program in the Beethoven cycle with a short work illuminating a specific feature of each grouping.

I
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 3 D-Dur op. 18 Nr. 3
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 2 G-Dur op. 18 Nr. 2
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Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 7 F-Dur op. 59 Nr. 1

Composer: Giovanni Sollima • Commissioned by: Unione Musicale Torino


II
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 5 A-Dur op. 18 Nr. 5
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 10 Es-Dur op. 74
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Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 12 Es-Dur op. 127

Composer: Lucio Franco Amanti • Commissioned by: String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam


III
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 1 F-Dur op. 18 Nr. 1
Beethoven: Streichquartett F-Dur op. 14 Nr. 1
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Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 8 e-moll op. 59 Nr. 2

Composer: Aureliano Cattaneo • Commissioned by: Konzerthaus Vienna


IV
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 6 B-Dur op. 18 Nr. 6
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 16 F-Dur op. 135
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Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 15 a-moll op. 132

Composer: Matan Porat • Commissioned by: Wigmore Hall London


V
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 4 c-moll op. 18 Nr. 4
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 9 C-Dur op. 59 Nr. 3
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Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 14 cis-moll op. 131

Composer: Mauricio Sotelo • Commissioned by: Auditori Barcelona


IV
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 11 f-moll op. 95
- Pause -
Beethoven: Streichquartett Nr. 13 B-Dur op. 130 mit Große Fuge op. 133

Composer: Benet Casablancas • Commissioned by: Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical Madrid
Programmes subject to change
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