Haydn’s sublime humour and perfect form pave the way for two quartets similar in name only. R. Murray Schafer’s quartet was composed as a 50th birthday gift; Schubert’s Rosamunde unfolds as both a long-breathed poem and suave love song.
KAMLOOPS SYMPHONY CHAMBER MUSICIANS:
Cvetozar Vutev, Violin; Annette Dominik, Violin; Ashley Kroecher, Viola; Martin Krátký, Cello
Haydn String Quartet #1 in G Major
Schafter String Quartet #5 ‘Rosalind’
Schubert String Quartet #13 in A Minor ‘Rosamunde’