String Quartet n°2, op. 56
Alchymia, quintet for string quartet and clarinet
French Premiere, co-commission of the Festival d’Aix
String Quartet n°15 in G major, D.887, op. 161
The much-demanded Diotima Quartet has made a speciality of revisiting the great pages of romantic and modern literature, bringing them into dialogue with the greatest names in contemporary music. This concert combines Schubert’s and Szymanowski’s last quartets – of unique intensity – and a new quintet by Thomas Adès (French premiere), as a tribute to Elizabethan music and alchemy and composed for the British clarinettist Mark Simpson.
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