The Shanghai Quartet
Music
18-19 Feb 2020
The Shanghai Quartet
Music
18-19 Feb 2020
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The Shanghai Quartet
Music
18-19 Feb 2020

The Shanghai Quartet

“Profound commitment to playing music as if it was always being created anew.” Strings Magazine

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“Profound commitment to playing music as if it was always being created anew.” Strings Magazine
Having performed the complete Beethoven string quartet cycle multiple times worldwide, these long-time chamber music partners illustrate their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” over two nights, selecting six of Beethoven’s sixteen quartets for Festival audiences in celebration of Beethoven 2020. Formed at the Shanghai Conservatory in 1983, the Shanghai Quartet is renowned for its passionate musicality, impressive technique and multicultural innovations. A transformative event for experiencing Beethoven’s unique creativity.
Violin
Li Weigang
Jiang Yiwen

Viola
Li Honggang

Cello
Nicholas Tzavaras
Feb 18
Beethoven
String Quartet No 3 in D major, Op 18, No 3
String Quartet No 11 in F minor, Op 95
String Quartet No 15 in A minor, Op 132

Feb 19
Beethoven
String Quartet No 8 in E minor, Op 59, No 2
String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major, Op 130
Grosse Fuge in B-flat major, Op 133
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Having performed the complete Beethoven string quartet cycle multiple times worldwide, these long-time chamber music partners illustrate their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” over two nights, selecting six of Beethoven’s sixteen quartets for Festival audiences in celebration of Beethoven 2020. Formed at the Shanghai Conservatory in 1983, the Shanghai Quartet is renowned for its passionate musicality, impressive technique and multicultural innovations. A transformative event for experiencing Beethoven’s unique creativity.
Musicians
Violin
Li Weigang
Jiang Yiwen

Viola
Li Honggang

Cello
Nicholas Tzavaras
Programme
Feb 18
Beethoven
String Quartet No 3 in D major, Op 18, No 3
String Quartet No 11 in F minor, Op 95
String Quartet No 15 in A minor, Op 132

Feb 19
Beethoven
String Quartet No 8 in E minor, Op 59, No 2
String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major, Op 130
Grosse Fuge in B-flat major, Op 133