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»From my life«

Hans-Henning Ginzel

"Ich wandle wie..." Five "Haikos" for string quartett, commissioned work

Franz Schubert

With the compositions of Franz Schubert, a new sound entered music history: a cantabile tenderness, which, time and again, completely unexpectedly shifts into an evocation of dark depression and fateful, inescapable catastrophe. These abrupt mood...  more

String quartet No. 10 in E-flat major D 87

Erwin Schulhoff

Born on June 8, 1894 in Prague Died on August 8, 1942 in Würzburg  more

String quartet in G major, Opus 25

Intermission

Bedřich Smetana

Together with Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana ranks as the founder of a Czech national style of music. While Dvořák, however, concentrated mainly on the traditional genres of the symphony and the string quartet, Smetana geared his musical language...  more

String Quartet No. 1 in E minor "From my Life"

Smetana´s String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, with the composer´s own subtitle "From my Life" has also enjoyed great popularity. In actual fact, the quartet is imbued with biographical material, which determines the expressive posture, the mood and the...

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Couch Odette, Violin

Odette Couch began studying the violin at the age of seven. At eleven she was accepted as a junior student at the Amsterdam Music Academy. Starting in 1985, she continued her studies in Baltimore and New York. She was first a pupil and then an...  more

Yusi Chen, Violin

Born in China, Yusi Chen began playing the violin at the age of 6. When he was just 14, he was accepted for study with Russian violinist Evgeny Mikhailovich at the Music Gymnasium , In 2001 he continued his studies with Eberhard Feltz at the Hanns...  more

Konstantin Sellheim, Viola

Konstantin Sellheim is among the most sought-after instrumentalists of his generation. After studying violin with Prof. Atila Aydintan at Hannover University of Music and Theatre, in 1996 he began viola studies with Volker Worlitzsch from the...  more

Isolde Hayer, Cello

Cellist Isolde Hayer is a native of Salzburg and studied with Heidi Litschauer, Wolfgang Boettcher and Martin Ostertag. Master classes with William Pleeth, Boris Pergamenshikov, Siegfried Palm as well as the Alban Berg Quartet, the Ysaÿe Quartet and...  more