Elisabeth Leonskaja piano
Streichquartett der Staatskapelle Berlin
Wolfram Brandl violin
Krzysztof Specjal violin
Yulia Deyneka viola
Claudius Popp cello
The third evening of the Brahms cycle with Elisabeth Leonskaja and the members of the Berlin Staatskapelle Quartet.
BRAHMS CYCLE III
Brahms String Quartet Nos. 1 & 2 op. 51
Piano Quartet No. 2 op. 26
Approximate running time
1st part: 1h05 - Intermission: 20mn - 2nd part: 50mn
The heady journey through the Brahms repertoire continues. Three quartets with piano are dazzlingly brought to life by pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja, partnered by the musicians of the Berlin Staatskapelle String Quartet who also perform two string quartets from opus 51 by the German composer, epitomising chamber music in a direct line of descent from Beethoven.
Coproduction Piano**** / Théâtre des Champs-Elysées