Formed in Israel in 1998 when its members were middle-school students, the Quartet was awarded the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award in 2014. The Ariel is Faculty Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, where they give an annual series of concerts in addition to their busy international touring schedule.
Neue Bahnen (New Paths)
Schumann Quartet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 41, No. 1
Beethoven Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso"
Webern Five Movements for String Quartet, Op. 5
Brahms Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2
This programme derives its title from the famous article Schumann wrote in 1853 heralding a new era with the arrival of then-unknown Brahms. The programme highlights the special relationship Schumann and Brahms shared, and looks back to Beethoven and forward to Webern.
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