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קונצרט סונטת קרויצר רביעיית כרמל

Next Concert!

Tel Aviv / Jerusalem / Haifa / Zichron Ya'akov

6-11.6.21

Who wrote the Kreutzer Sonata?

Presented by Dr. Yoel Greenberg

Beethoven’s dramatic musical language influenced Tolstoy to wrote his famous novella The Kreutzer Sonata, the work that inspired Leoš Janáček to write his mesmerizing String Quartet.

After Successful concerts

Now Online!!

Strings on Screen

 

String quartet music for

the big screen

Presented by Dr. Oded Erez

“Outstanding playing, that does justice to these fine scores”

Ha'Aretz

online concert!

The Human Comedy

Presented by Dr. Yoel Greenberg

  

Haydn

String Quartet Op. 33 No. 2, The Joke

 Stravinsky

3 Pieces for String Quartet

 Shostakovich

2 Pieces for String Quartet

Beethoven

String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95 Serioso (Finale)

 

What exactly is musical humor? Different composers have different answers! We shall play along with Haydn, visit Stravinsky’s circus, and discover how the tragic becomes comic with Beethoven and Shostakovich.

Online Concert!

Family Portrait

Presented by Dr. Yoel Greenberg

 

Fanny Hensel Mendelssohn

String Quartet in E Flat Major

 

 Felix Mendelssohn

String Quartet in F Major, Op. 80

 

In contrast to the way Felix Mendelssohn’s music was universally celebrated, the talent of his sister Fanny was suppressed throughout her life. Even today her works are seldom performed, despite their outstanding merit and despite her huge influence on Mendelssohn’s life and work. This concert will present a performance of Fanny Mendelssohn’s rarely-heard String Quartet together with a unique work by Felix in which he gives expression to his unbearable grief at her untimely death.

Online Concert!

Discovering New Worlds

Presented by Dr. Yoel Greenberg

 

Dvorak's American quartet and America's musical story in the late 19th century in a multimedia concert

 

Online Concert!

Baroque Avante-Garde

Presented by Yizhar Karshon

 

We will explore the virtuosity, emotional extremes and depth of the music written in that period, and perform some of the great masterpieces by Bach, Vivaldi, Castello, etc.