OBC Chamber Music

OBC CHAMBER MUSIC 8

DVOŘÁK AND RAVEL

  • Dates ‎23 April 2019‎
  • Hall Hall 2 Oriol Martorell
  • Cycle OBC Chamber Music

Dedicated to Debussy, who had recently died, Ravel wrote Sonata for violin and ‎cello in memory of the great musician with whom he is often associated. Written in ‎‎1922, it became part of the school of the post-war generation of composers who opted for ‎music based on economy of means. Together with his string quartet, it is one of Ravel's ‎chamber masterpieces. Dvořák composed String Quintet No. 2 in 1875 for the ‎unusual quartet ensemble with double bass. Although initially it had five movements, he ‎considered it too lengthy and decided to remove one of the slow movements, although ‎nowadays it is sometimes included in performances.‎

RAVEL: Sonata for violin and cello
DVOŘÁK: String Quintet No. 2, Op. 77‎

Vlad Stanculeasa, violin
Alexandra Presaizen, violin
Jose Mor, cello
Viola to be confirmed
Christoph Rahn, double bass

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