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Takacs Quartet
Oct 14th 2017 @ Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall 881 7th Ave
New York, NY
I Was There
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Saturday, October 14th, 2017
7:30 PM
Show: 7:30 pm

A deeply felt emotional expressivity binds these works from the Classical, Romantic, and 20th-century worlds. In Haydn’s quartet, the second-movement Largo is the work’s poetic soul—a profoundly beautiful meditation. Brahms, too, looks inward in his String Sextet in G Major with a five-note theme whose pitches spell the name of a lost love in an outpouring of uncommon beauty and wistful nostalgia, while Shostakovich mourns a lost friend with gripping music of uncompromising power and somber beauty in his String Quartet No. 11.

Performers
Takács Quartet
·· Edward Dusinberre, Violin
·· Károly Schranz, Violin
·· Geraldine Walther, Viola
·· András Fejér, Cello
Erika Eckert, Viola
David Requiro, Cello

Program
HAYDN String Quartet in D Major, Op. 76, No. 5
SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No. 11
BRAHMS String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36