Cavani & Shostakovich

Cavani String Quartet

Annie Fullard, Mari Sato, violins ; Kirsten Docter, viola ; Merry Peckham, violoncello

On December 1, the Cavani String Quartet will perform an all Shostakovich program at the Cleveland Institute of Music as a part of the chamber music festival. Besides performing the 7th and 8th quartets, Sergei Babayan will join them in a performance of the Quintet for Two Violins, Viola, Cello and Piano in G Minor, Op. 57.

This week’s Classical Music Library featured playlist includes this repertoire as performed by the Manhattan Quartet, the St. Petersburg Quartet, and the Boston Symphony Players.

The Naxos Music Library features recordings of the quartets by the Yggdrasil and Eder Quartets (no. 7, no. 8). You can listen to recordings of the Quintet as performed by the Vermeer Quartet (with Boris Berman, piano) and the Borodin Trio (with Mimi Zweig, violin & Jerry Horner, viola).

Want to hear more of the Cavani? Check out the following:

CDc 1967
Maurice Ravel, Quartet in F major.
Béla Bartók, Quartet no. 4.

CDc 1158
Donald Erb, String quartet no. 2.

CDc 4293
Antonín Dvorák, Quartet in F major, op. 96, “American.”
Robert Schumann, Quartet no. 1 in A minor, op. 41, no. 1.

CDc 7890
Johannes Brahms. Quartet no. 3, op. 67.
Johannes Brahms. Quintet no. 2, op. 111 (with Donald Weilerstein, viola).

CDc 4517
Dmitrii Shostakovich, String quartets nos. 1, 7 and 14.

CDc 4439
Dan Welcher, Harbor music.

CDc 9000
Margaret Brouwer, Demeter prelude.

The links to the Classical Music Library & the Naxos Music Library are specific to the Case/CIM network community.

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