FAURÉ QUARTETT, piano quartet
Sun, Oct 1, 2023 4:00 PM
Smith Theatre | Horowitz Center HCC
Ignite your senses with the Fauré Quartett at Candlelight’s 51st season opener! Named in honor of the French composer Gabriel Fauré, the group is internationally acclaimed as one of the world’s leading piano quartets. Known both for their top- notch recordings of classical gems and exciting pop hits, this German ensemble has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Revel in their captivating arrangements of Fauré’s art songs, intertwined with rarely performed piano quartet gems by Fauré and Brahms.
Narration for this concert will be provided by WBJC's radio host, Jonathan Palevsky.
Gabriel Fauré: Songs arranged for Piano Quartet:
- Les berceaux
- Notre amour
- Clair de lune
Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45
Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
About The Artists
The requirements have changed. Whoever is playing chamber music today can’t be limited to the rules from decades ago. The expectations regarding the diversity of repertoire have changed, which creates room for ensembles like the Fauré Quartett, which has established itself as one of the world’s leading piano quartets within just a few years. Dirk Mommertz (piano), Erika Geldsetzer (violin), Sascha Frömbling (viola) and Konstantin Heidrich (cello) use the opportunities arising from these…