Mendelssohn’s Piano Quartets

Music Chapel Festival

18:00 Flagey, Studio 1

Bach to Mendelssohn

Trio Arnold
Shuichi Okada, violin
Manuel Vioque-Judde, viola
Bumjun Kim, cello
Selim Mazari, piano

F. Mendelssohn : Piano Quartet No. 2, in F minor, op. 2
I. Allegro molto
II. Adagio
III. Intermezzo. Allegro moderato
IV. Allegro molto vivace

F. Mendelssohn : Piano Quartet No. 3, in B minor, op. 3
I. Allegro molto – Più allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegro molto
IV. Finale. Allegro vivace

The creativity of the young Mendelssohn is fully expressed in his first three keyboard quartets. keyboard quartets. If Op. 2 is already distinguished by an Adagio with daring modulations and a short Intermezzo replacing the usual Scherzo, Op. 3 proves to be the most accomplished, notably by its thematic coherence, with a single motif linking the first themes of the four movements.
The “eternal whirlwind” of the Scherzo pleased Goethe, who found in it a poetic and poetic and marvelous character.


* – 18, + 65 years old

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Our structural sponsors – ING, Proximus and Ginion Group.

Our institutional partners – the « Loterie Nationale / Nationale Loterij » and the « Banque Nationale de Belgique / Nationale Bank van België ».

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Thank you also to our public support – the « Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles », Belspo, the « Province du Brabant Wallon », the « Commune de Waterloo ».