Performance Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 7:30 PM

Belcea Quartet

Zankel Hall
The Guardian said, “The Belceas still play like a young quartet, seizing the music’s energy, shocking us out of our seats with every fortissimo.” The three works on the program were all premiered in Vienna. Mozart’s F-Major Quartet, his last in the form, was commissioned by the King of Prussia, an amateur cellist and, of course, features a number of cello solos. Brahms’s C-Minor Quartet’s intensity is supported by its rich textures. Berg’s Lyric Suite burns with a white-hot passion, underscoring its tragic tone.


  • Belcea Quartet
    ·· Corina Belcea, Violin
    ·· Axel Schacher, Violin
    ·· Krzysztof Chorzelski, Viola
    ·· Antoine Lederlin, Cello


  • MOZART String Quartet in F Major, K. 590
  • BERG Lyric Suite
  • BRAHMS String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1


Brahms's String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51 No. 1 (Allegro)
Belcea Quartet

This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for young artists established by Mr. and Mrs. Anthony B. Evnin and the A. E. Charitable Foundation.
This performance is part of Magic of Mozart, and Chamber Sessions II.

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