"A game with serious problems. This is art.“ Kurt Schwitters said. One that was in this game quite early, is Gustav Mahler. Already with 16 years he wrote chamber music works, which aroused even his professors attention. Unfortunately, a single piano Quartet movement of these early heroes was left of it did. The play at the house concert in the concert hall on Wednesday, the violinist Alina Ibragimova, violist Nils Mönkemeyer, Cellist Christian Poltéra and Pianist William Youn with appropriate vehemence. The big gesture, the geyser detention aufschieß end up feeling – even in this still, the romance the arrested Opus shows the genius of the later test as a performer, as a composer, how far boundaries can move.
an Enormous amount of energy discharged then, even in Mozart's 1785 created in g-minor piano Quartet and Brahms’ almost exactly 100 years later-written Opus 60, his third contribution to the Genre. With an almost predator-like body tension the strings react to one another, Alina Ibragimova is the Passionate with the wonderful bright, song, Violin, Nils Mönkemeyer, the charismatics, the seemingly irrelevant most votes on his viola-phrase-meaning can give. And Christian Poltéra, as the most Experienced in this exquisite soloists-four, quiet-scores for pulses from the low Register.More about
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William Youn will remain in addition to these three leaders is disappointing pale. What is due to the fact that his Bechstein Grand piano for reasons of space is placed on the stage of the small hall behind the strings. It is always good to hear even in the quiet passages – only he determines there is a strange articulatory laxity of the day. The well to indicate particular sensitivity, but that the phrasing is unclear, the comprehensible pulse Breathing with the music is missing. Only if he is allowed to access according to the score, then again sharply in the keys, he can unlock the high emotion level of his comrades-in-arms.