Le Quatuor Convergence & Diana Ligeti (violincello)
Pascal Monlong (violin); Yann Regnault (violin); Virginie Bourhaux (viola); Florent Bellom (violincello)
Divertimento by W. A. Mozart in Fa majeur K 138
Played on contemporary intruments from the exhibition.
Mozart’s Divertimento K 138 is the work of a sixteen-year-old composer. It was written in 1772 in Salzburg at the same time as the Divertimenti K 136 and K 137. The divertimenti form a brief trilogy, each comprising three short movements for a string orchestra or string quartet..
Fünf Stücke de E. Schulhoff
Erwin Schulhoff is a Czechoslovak composer and pianist born on 8 June 1894 in Prague, he died on 18 August 1942 in the Wülzburg prison camp in Bavaria. As a child prodigy, he was noticed and encouraged by Antonín Dvořák.
String Quintet by A. Glazunov
Diana Ligeti & the Quatuor Convergence playing together !
The Quintet in A major appears between the third and the fourth of his seven string quartets. Glazunov was supported in his work as a composer of chamber pieces by the legendary Mitrofan Belyayev – a lumber magnate turned patron of the arts who founded the important Belaieff musical publishing company. Belyayev was a keen viola player, and it is not unlikely that Glazunov chose to begin his quintet with a solo for that instrument as a tribute to his benefactor