17 July, 2018

Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition for children

In early July, the Fauré Quartet performed Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition as part of a unique series of concerts specifically designed for children and families. This project, which originated a number of years ago at the Philharmonie Luxembourg, travelled to the Baltic Sea this summer to the towns of Greifswald and Schwiessel (near Rostock). Together with two actors, the musicians of the Quartet transformed themselves and Mussorgsky into a…
16 July, 2018

The Fauré Quartet at Rheingau Music Festival with Annette Dasch

At this year’s Rheingau Musik Festival at Schloss Johannisberg, the Fauré Quartet once again took the stage with the acclaimed soprano Annette Dasch. The theme of unrequited love permeated their concert, which featured Lieder by Gustav Mahler, the Wesendonck Lieder by Richard Wagner (in their arrangement for piano quartet and vocals), and the Werther Quartet in C minor op. 60 by Johannes Brahms. There will be additional opportunities to hear…
10 June, 2018

The new CD available for purchase in the autumn

The Fauré Quartet was back in the studio again to record its latest CD, which will be available for purchase in the autumn. And once again, the Quartet is demonstrating its innovative spirit. The new recording will feature our own arrangements of two “picture pieces”: Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky and five of Rachmaninoff’s Études Tableaux. These works were first composed for the piano, then adapted for orchestras, and…