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Arianna String Quartet: Visionaries
Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op.18, No.6
Bela Bartok: String Quartet No.3
Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op.44
with Alexandre Dossin, piano
The Arianna Quartet celebrates the start of their 19th season in St. Louis in style, with an opening concert featuring three of the masterpieces of the classical, romantic, and 20th century repertoire! Beethoven’s irrepressible Quartet in B-flat, Op.18, No.6, kicks off the concert season with an effervescent energy and revolutionary new style that glimpses the winds of change that Beethoven plans to bring to the classical era. The revolution continues with Bela Bartok’s momentous String Quartet No.3. Internationally acclaimed piano virtuoso Alexandre Dossin joins the Arianna Quartet for Robert Schumann’s heroic Piano Quintet, Op,44, one of the essential gems of the chamber music repertoire.