April’s second all-string quartet program features Germany’s stunning Schumann Quartet. The CMS Two ensemble, which features three siblings, presents a program not only of indispensable favorites but also an intriguing contemporary tribute to Robert Schumann, by the masterful Berlin composer Aribert Reimann.
- Haydn Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Hob. III:78, Op. 76, No. 4, “Sunrise” (1797)
- Bartók Quartet No. 2 for Strings, BB 75, Op. 17 (1914-17)
- Reimann Adagio zum Gedenken an Robert Schumann for String Quartet (US Premiere) (2006)
- Schumann Quartet in F major for Strings, Op. 41, No. 2 (1842)