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This was a bustling, kinetic interpretation of Beethoven's First, but the architecture was clearly lined, and this combination of energy with respect for form was thoroughly enjoyable. Their tone was precise and their ensemble work tight, never losing control no matter how fast they rode this splendid old warhorse."
— San Diego Union-Tribune
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Latest CD
This special two-disc set features Haydn's six revolutionary Op. 20 "Sun" quartets. These quartets, composed in 1722, were among the most influential quartets of this era. Before embarking on his own first (op. 18) quartets, Beethoven studied the scores of Haydn's six masterpieces, copying them out and scoring the first quartet for string orchestra. Writing of the Daedalus's Haydn, New York Times chief music critic, Anthony Tommassini stated: "the excellent Daedauls Quartet, in residence at Columbia University, opened the season by playing Haydn's Quartet Op. 20, No. 2, one of the six "Sun" Quartets from that opus. The performance was insightful and vibrant. Hearing such an excellent, up-close performance made this Haydn piece seem even more monumental....
Next Concert
Aug
7
Fri
Friday - August 7, 2015
8:00 PM

Bard Music Festival

Annandale-on-Hudson NY USA