Saturday 5 March 2022 7:30PM
Sir András Schiff piano; Quatuor Mosaïques
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This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval
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- Sir András Schiff piano
- Quatuor Mosaïques
- Erich Höbarth violin
- Andrea Bischof violin
- Anita Mitterer viola
- Christophe Coin cello
The festival ends with the final quartets of both the Op. 20 and Op. 76 sets. Each contains remarkable elements. Structurally, the slow movement of the A major work, Op. 20, No. 6, shows the impact of CPE Bach, while the main minuet theme is a variation of the first theme of the opening movement and the finale a fugue with three subjects. Of the Op. 76 set, meanwhile, Haydn’s contemporary admirer Charles Burney wrote to the composer that ‘they are full of invention, fire, good taste, and new effects.’
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in A Op. 20 No. 6
Piano Trio in E flat minor HXV/31
- String Quartet in A Op. 20 No. 6
Piano Sonata in C HXVI/48
String Quartet in E flat Op. 76 No. 6