The Hana and Eos Quartets present their first of two semi-final recitals

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(l-r) Hana Quartet and Eos Quartet

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The semi-finals of the 77th Concours de Genève string quartet discipline begin today. Each semi-finalist ensemble will present two recitals between today and Friday 27 October, for the chance to progress to the final round on Sunday 29 October.

TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER - all times are in Central European Time (CET)

Session 1 - 15:00

Hana Quartet

  • J. Haydn: String Quartet Op. 77, n°1 in G Major, Hob.III.81
  • K. Szymanowski: String Quartet n°2, Op. 56
  • B. Bartók: String Quartet n°3 in C-sharp minor, Sz. 85

Session 3 - 19:00

Eos Quartet

  • B. Bartók: String Quartet n°6 in D Major, Sz. 114
  • A. Webern: Langsamersatz
  • F. Mendelssohn: String Quartet n°6 in F minor, Op. 80

Previously scheduled for 17:00, the Atenea Quartet has cancelled its performance due to a tragic event in the family of one of its members.

Tomorrow’s recitals will include performances from the Ast, Elmire and Novo Quartets.

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