Technique should create itself from spirit not from mechanics.

Franz Liszt to Lina Raman
Korossy String Quartet

4 December 2021, 19.00-21.00

Solti Hall

Four by four 2021

Korossy String Quartet Presented by Liszt Academy

Ravel: String Quartet in F major
Bartók: String Quartet No. 3, BB 93
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132

Korossy String Quartet: Csongor Korossy-Khayll, Kristóf Tóth (violin), Éva Osztrosits (viola), Gergely Devich (cello)

 

Korossy String Quartet were formed from such incredibly gifted students of the Liszt Academy that they are today much sought-after as soloists in their own right. The formation first hit the headlines in 2019 when they won the string quartet category of the Weiner Leó National Chamber Music Competition. They were selected by a jury comprising legendary musicians: Tamás Vásáry, Péter Frankl, György Pauk and Béla Kovács. The ensemble (in line with tradition named after the first violinist) launch their programme with one of the most exciting sounding string quartets in the repertoire; on hearing it, one often finds it difficult to believe that only four instruments are at work. Bartók’s third string quartet is a piece demanding complex and diverse performance skills. It is avant-garde to its core and still feels like that today. The second segment of the concert is devoted to one of the most famous of Beethoven’s string quartets, which due to the mysterious title of its slow movement (‘Holy song of thanksgiving of a convalescent to the Deity, in the Lydian mode’) remains one of the eternal riddles of music history.

 

Presented by

Liszt Academy Concert Centre

Supporter:

This concert was supported, in line with the Government decree 1290/ 2020. (VI.5) related to cultural institutions, in order to ease the economic difficulties caused by the Covid19 pandemic. 

 

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