All chiaroscuro-quartet articles
Light and shade abound in performances of brisk, fierce beauty
Second violinist of the Chiaroscuro Quartet, Pablo Hernán Benedí, looks at the first movement of a work filled with secrets, threats, drama and tension
It sounds like the members of the Chiaroscuro Quartet, led by Alina Ibragimova, have been having some airline trouble – although for a change this isn’t related to taking their instruments as hand luggage but rather the disappearance of their hold luggage.
In the July 2017 issue of The Strad , we talk to the four members of the Chiaroscuro Quartet – violinists Alina Ibragimova and Pablo Hernán Benedí, violist Emilie Hörnlund and cellist Claire Thirion – about their continuing fascination with the works of Franz Joseph Haydn, whose string quartets they ...