From the album ‘Aus Der Ferne’, featuring Schubert quartets and lieder arrangements. The album was praised by The Strad’s reviewer , with this particular track exemplifying the quartet’s ‘readings’ greatest beauty … the intimate emotional trinity they intertwine of dignity, fragility and pain’. Read: In the studio ...
Schubert on strings, sweetly sung without words
As the Signum Quartet gears up for a focus on the quartets of Jörg Widmann at the first edition of the String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam, its first violinist Florian Donderer and violist Xandi van Dijk report back from their recent recording sessions featuring the contemporary composer’s work
The German musician replaces Tine Dill, who has performed with the ensemble for 13 years
Alla Czeca. Dvorák: String Quartet no.13 in G major. Schulfhoff: Five Pieces. Suk: Meditation on the Old Czech Chorale ‘St Wenceslaus’
The Strad Issue: January 2016 Description: Infectious performances of three Czech works for string quartet Musicians: Signum Quartet Composer: Dvorák, Schulhoff, Suk The Signum Quartet has a penchant for themed programmes on its CDs, and this well-planned and sensitively recorded (if concise) recital of under an hour’s ...