Montreal Chamber Music Festival presents

Beethoven à la russe

Beethoven conjures up images of a unique genius who overcame debilitating deafness to write some of the greatest music ever. In this program, the extraordinary violinist James Ehnes and his Quartet explore the Op. 59, “Razumovsky” #2 and #3, masterwork string quartets, each inspired by Russian folk melodies. This concert offers listeners extraordinary musical insight as performed by some of the greatest musicians in the world today.

Ehnes Quartet 
James Ehnes, Amy Schwartz, violins
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Edward Arron, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2 ‘Razumovsky’
Molto adagio
Finale. Presto

String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, No. 3 ‘Razumovsky’
Andante con moto – Allegro vivace
Andante con moto quasi allegretto
Allegro molto

Salle Bourgie
Friday, June 21, 2024 at 7:30pm

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