Mozart: Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, K. 458, "Hunt"
SOMETHING TO KNOW:
This quartet was one of six that Mozart dedicated to Haydn after being inspired by Haydn’s Op. 33 set of quartets.
SOMETHING TO LISTEN FOR:
The quartet was nicknamed “Hunt” because it opens with a hunting horn style theme in the violins.
Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on February 25, 2018.
Video produced by Ibis Productions.