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Erik SchumannViolin
Ken SchumannViolin
Liisa RandaluViola
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Programme
2019/2020

Programme I
Haydn: Divertimento, Op. 1 No. 1 in B-flat major
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 117
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Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, "From My Life"

Programme II
Mozart: String Quartet No. 20 in D major, KV 499, "Hoffmeister"
Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
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Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 4 in E minor, Op. 44 No. 2 MWV R 26

Programme III
Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in C minor, KV 546
Berg: "Lyric Suite" for String Quartet (1926)
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Grieg: String Quartett No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27

Programme IV
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59 No. 1, "Razumovsky"
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Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131

Programme V: „Chiaroscuro"
Bach/Mozart: Fugue No. 1 in E-flat major*
Mendelssohn: Fugue in E-flat major, Op. 81 No. 4 (1827)
Bach/Mozart: Fugue No. 2 in C minor*
Glass: String Quartet No. 2, "Company"
Bach/Mozart: Fugue No. 3 in D major*
Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Quartet (1931)
1. Adagio (Elegy), transcription of Katerina's aria from scene 3 of the opera "Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District", Op. 29
2. Allegretto (Polka), transcription of the Polka from the ballet "The Age of Gold", Op. 22
Bach/Mozart: Fugue No. 4 in D minor *
Webern: 6 Bagatelles, Op. 9
Bach/Mozart: Fugue No. 5 in E major *
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Janáček: String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters"

* from: Five Fugues for string quartet (transcribed from Bach's Well Tempered Clavier, Book 2) edited for String Quartet by Mozart, KV 405

Programme VI
mit Pablo Barragán (Clarinet)
Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat major, Op. 67
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Fuchs: Clarinet Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 102

Programm VII
mit Reto Bieri (Clarinet)
Bernard Herrmann: Clarinet Quintet „Souvenirs De Voyage“
Bernard Herrmann: String Quartet „Echoes“ (1965)
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Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115


2018/2019

Programme I
Schubert: String quartet n° 6 D 74 (1813)
Janáček: String quartet n° 2 "Intimate Letters"
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Beethoven: String quartet n° 15 op. 132

Programme II
Beethoven: String quartet n° 6 in B flat Major op. 18 n° 6 "La Malinconia"
Bartók: String quartet n° 1 in a Minor op. 7 SZ 40
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Brahms: String quartet in c Minor op. 51 n° 1

Programme III
Haydn: String quartet in F Major op. 77 n° 2 Hob III: 82 "Lobkowitz"
Britten: String quartet n° 2 in C Major op. 36 (1945)
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Mozart: String quartet n° 15 in d Minor KV 421 (417b)

Programme IV
with Anna Lucia Richter (Soprano)
16 - 24 February 2019
Brahms: String Quartet n° 1 c Minor op. 51 n° 1
Schumann/Reimann: "Sechs Gesänge" by Robert Schumann op. 107 (transcribed for soprano and string quartet)
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Mendelssohn: String Quartet n° 1 E flat Major op. 12 MWV R 25
Mendelssohn/Reimann: "...oder soll es Tod bedeuten?" (Eight songs and one fragment by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy adapted from poems by Heinrich Heine, edited and combined with six intermezzi by Aribert Reimann)

Programme V – "Landscape"
The programme of the album that has been awarded with the "Jahrespreis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik 2017"
Haydn: "Sonnenaufgang" op. 76/4
Takemitsu: Landscape n° 1
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Bartók: Streichquartett n° 2
Pärt: "Fratres"

Programme VI – "Chiaroscuro"
Bach/Mozart: Fugue n° 1 in E flat Major *
Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Fugue in E flat Major op. 81 n° 4 (1827)
Bach/Mozart: Fugue n° 2 in c Minor *
Glass: String Quartet n° 2 "Company"
Bach/Mozart: Fugue n° 3 in D Major *
Shostakovich: Two pieces for string quartet (1931)
1. Adagio (Elegy), based on Katerina's aria from the 3rd scene of the opera "Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District" op. 29
2. Allegretto (Polka), based on the polka from the ballet "The Age of Gold" op. 22
Bach/Mozart: Fugue n° 4 in d Minor *
Webern: 6 Bagatelles op. 9
Bach/Mozart: Fugue n° 5 in E Major *
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Janáček: String quartet n° 2 "Intime Briefe"

* from: "5 Fugen aus dem Wohltemperierten Klavier Band II" edited for string quartet by Mozart KV 405


2017/2018

Programme I
Haydn: String quartet D-minor op. 42
OR
Haydn: String quartet n° 5 G-Major op. 33 Hob III: 41
Bartók: String quartet n° 2 op. 17
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Mendelssohn: String quartet n° 3 D-Major op. 44 n° 1

Programme II
Beethoven: String quartet n° 7 F-Major op. 59 No. 1 ''Razumovsky''
Shostakovich: String quartet n° 7 F-sharp-minor op. 108
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Tchaikovsky: String quartet n° 3 E-flat minor op. 30

Programmee III - Fugues
Mozart: String quartet n° 13 D-minor KV 173
OR
Mozart: String quartet n° 14 G-Major KV 387
Bach: Excerpts from "The Art of the Fugue" BWV 1080
Contrapunctus 3
Contrapunctus 5
Contrapunctus 9
Contrapunctus 11
Contrapunctus 18 (unfinished)
Choral "Vor deinen Thron tret ich hiermit"
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Beethoven: String quartet in B-flat major op. 130 with "Grand Fugue" op. 133


Programmes subject to change
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