Long Quartet Evening
Ševčík Quartet. Arete Quartet. Quatuor Agate. Cuarteto Quiroga. NOVO Quartet

An extraordinary evening in the concert hall with drinks and culinary trifles: It invites you to linger idly, the Long Quartet Evening, but also to stroll through the music – to listen, observe, reflect, enjoy. The five ensembles of the Streichquartettfest present themselves with music of more recent times, which they have brought from their homelands. Be it that the works shape their artistic identity, be it that they have received important impulses from them. Two still very new compulsory pieces by contemporary composers can be heard, with which the respective formations have recently been successful at important competitions. One of them is by Sri Lankan-born Canadian composer Dinuk Wijeratne, who has taken on a particularly interesting theme. His "Disappearance of Lisa Gherardini" revolves around the theft of the "Mona Lisa" from the Louvre in 1911...

Ševčík Quartet

Arete Quartet

Quatuor Agate

Cuarteto Quiroga

NOVO Quartet

Anselm Cybinski


Bohuslav Martinů
String Quartet No. 3

Toshio Hosokawa

Dinuk Wijeratne
The Disappearance of Lisa Gherardini

Alberto Ginastera
String Quartet No. 1 op. 20

Folk music from Scandinavia