Searching for musical truth

The Süddeutsche Zeitung writes: “Anyone listening to the renowned Mandelring Quartet’s four-CD box set of Mendelssohn’s chamber music for strings will be astonished by, for example, the pure pathos of the introduction to the Quartet opus 13 or the eventful compositional density of the three opus 44 quartets. The listener will be devastated by the agitated desolation of op. 80, expressing the composer’s reaction to the death of his beloved sister Fanny.”, and continues: “Thus the whole project is dominated by an enthralling blend of astringency and virtuosity.”

The Mandelring Quartet’s distinguishing characteristics are its expressivity and remarkable homogeneity. The four individual members are as one in their shared determination always to seek out the innermost core of the music Thus there is a passionate interest in the structure and crafting of the works while at the same time there is the great joy of living with the music in a sensual dimension.

Background
  • Tue
    07
    Jun
    2022
    Bitterfeld
    7:00 pmStädtisches Kulturhaus

    Joaquín Turina, La Oración del Torero for string quartet
    Michael Wertmüller, quintet for saxophone and string quartet, WORLD PREMIERE
    Alphonse Stallaert, quintet for saxophone and string quartet
    Antonín Dvorák, string quartet op. 96 "American"

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  • Wed
    15
    Jun
    2022
    Neustadt an der Weinstraße, HAMBACHER MUSIKFEST
    8:00 pmHambach Castle

    ERÖFFNUNGSKONZERT
    César Franck, piano quintet in F minor
    Songs:
    Robert Schumann, Belsazar
    Carl Loewe, Herr Oluf
    Hugo Wolf, Der Feuerreiter
    Johannes Brahms, string sextet op. 18

    Henri Sigfridsson, piano
    Konstantin Krimmel, baritone
    Daniel Heide, piano
    Roland Glassl, viola
    Isang Enders, cello
    Mandelring Quartett

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  • Thu
    16
    Jun
    2022
    Neustadt an der Weinstraße, HAMBACHER MUSIKFEST
    8:00 pmSaalbau, Festsaal

    MEISTERHAFT - JOHANNES BRAHMS
    Johannes Brahms, piano quartet in C minor
    Johannes Brahms, songs
    Johannes Brahms, clarinet quintet in B minor

    Roland Glassl, viola
    Isang Enders, cello
    Konstantin Krimmel, baritone
    Daniel Heide, piano
    Laura Ruiz Ferreres, clarinet
    Mandelring Quartett

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  • Fri
    17
    Jun
    2022
    Neustadt an der Weinstraße, HAMBACHER MUSIKFEST
    7:00 pmSt. Jakobus church, Hambach

    HIMMLISCHE KLÄNGE
    Franz Schubert, sonata in A minor "Arpeggione"
    Franz Schubert, songs "Der Zwerg", "Der Erlkönig", "Die Gruppe aus dem Tartarus", "Der Tod und das Mädchen"
    Franz Schubert, string quartet in D minor "Der Tod und das Mädchen", 2nd movement Andante con moto
    Franz Schubert, piano trio "Notturno"
    Franz Schubert, piano trio in E flat major

    Isang Enders, cello
    Daniel Heide, piano
    Konstantin Krimmel, baritone
    Henri Sigfridsson, piano
    Mandelring Quartett

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  • Sat
    18
    Jun
    2022
    Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Hambacher Musikfest
    3:30 pmNaegele winery

    ROMANTISCHE WELTEN
    Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn, string quartet in E flat major
    Robert Fuchs, clarinet quintet op. 102
    Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, string quintet op. 87

    Laura Ruiz-Ferreres, clarinet
    Roland Glassl, viola
    Mandelring Quartett

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