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The Ébène Quartet performs Schubert and Mozart

Verbier Festival 2008

The Ébène Quartet performs Schubert and Mozart Verbier Festival 2008

About

In 2008, the celebrated Ébène Quartet was invited to perform a program of Schubert and Mozart in the Verbier Festival church.

The Ébène Quartet’s Pierre Colombet, Gabriel Le Magadure, Mathieu Herzog and Raphaël Merlin first met while studying at the Boulogne-Billancourt Conservatoire in 1999. Ten years later, and following studies with the Ysäye Quartet at the Paris Conservatoire, they have come to be considered one of today’s best young French string quartets, known especially for their brilliant musicality.

The ensemble’s Verbier Festival concert opened with Schubert's "Death and the Maiden" String Quartet, whose movements are each celebrated individually for their arresting musical themes. The second part of the concert featured Mozart's Divertimento No. 1. A few weeks after this performance, their Virgin Classics CD recording of Debussy, Fauré and Ravel came out, to be met with breathtaking international acclaim.

Program

  • Franz Schubert, String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden"
    • 1. Allegro
    • 2. Andante con moto
    • 3. Scherzo : Allegro molto
    • 4. Presto
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Divertimento No. 1 in D Major, KV. 136
    • 1. Allegro
    • 2. Andante
    • 3. Presto

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Louise Narboni
  • Venue: Verbier Church (Verbier, Switzerland)
  • Production date: 2008
  • Duration: 56 min
  • Production: © Idéale Audience
  • Available version(s): EN

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