Old and New Worlds
Gustav Mahler Piano Quartet in A minor (unfinished)
Cécile Chaminade Concertino for flute, Op.107 (Boris Bizjak, solo flute)
Johannes Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Boris Bizjak, flute
Lana Trotovsek, violin
Yuka Matsumoto, violin
Tetsuumi Nagata, viola
Sebastien Hurtaud, cello
Simon Lane, piano
Close contemporaries, Gustav Mahler and and Cécile Chaminade had somewhat different careers as composers. Mahler composed little chamber music – the one movement of a piano quartet featured in this concert is his only surviving purely instrumental chamber work , whilst Chaminade wrote a vast number of works in a range of smaller forms; both, however, furthered the song repertoire of their time.
Johannes Brahms made immensely significant contributions to the chamber music repertoire, one of the most important of which is his Piano Quintet. As a composer whose works looked both backward and forward, Brahms bridged generations of musical experience.
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