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12th Banff International String Quartet Competition CD/DVD Compilation


This compilation includes both CD and DVD format, highlighting the exceptional quartets from 2016 BISQC. On the CDs you will find some of the outstanding performances by the competition laureates – the Rolston String Quartet, Tesla Quartet, and Castalian String Quartet. On the DVD, a collage of performances and interviews we call Rolston Sessions 2016 is featured, with all competition quartets beautifully portrayed in our outstanding chamber music hall.

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Winners’ Compilation CDs

Disc One (CD)

ROLSTON STRING QUARTET (Canada)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)

String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2 (1806)                                                                  

Allegro

Molto Adagio. Si tratta questo pezzo con molto di sentiment

Allegretto - Maggiore (Thème russe)

Finale. Presto

 

Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937)

String Quartet in F Major (1903)                                                                                                   

Allegro moderato

Assez vif, très rythmé

Très lent

Vif et agité

 

Disc Two (CD)

 

TESLA QUARTET (Russia/South Korea/USA)

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809)

String Quartet in B Minor, Op. 33 No. 1 (1781)                                                                            

Allegro moderato

Scherzo: Allegro di molto

Andante

Finale: Presto

 

Zosha Di Castri (1985 – ) 

String Quartet No. 1* (2016)                      

*co-commissioned by Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, in partnership with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Americas Society.

CASTALIAN STRING QUARTET (UK)

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897)

String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat Major, Op. 67 (1875)                                                                     

Agitato (Allegretto non troppo) – Trio – Coda


Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856)

String Quartet No. 1 in A minor, Op. 41 No. 1 (1842)                                                                 

Adagio

Rolston Sessions 2016 DVD

Rolston String Quartet

Joseph Haydn

String Quartet, Op. 77, No. 1

I: Allegro moderato

 

Tesla Quartet

Maurice Ravel

String Quartet in F

IV: Vif et agité

 

Castalian String Quartet

Johannes Brahms

String Quartet No. 3, Op. 67

III: Agitato (Allegretto non troppo)

 

Quartet Arpa

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet No. 10, Op. 74

I: Poco adagio - Allegro

 

Omer Quartet

Claude Debussy

String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10

I: Animé et très décidé

 

Ulysses Quartet

Leoš Janáček

String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters"

I: Andante - Con moto - Allegro

  

Aeolus Quartet

Antonin Dvořák

String Quartet No. 14, Op. 105

II: Molto vivace

 

Verona Quartet

Anton Webern

Six Bagatelles, Op. 9

 

Quartet Berlin-Tokyo

Béla Bartók

String Quartet No. 5, Sz. 102

III: Scherzo: alla bulgares

 

Argus Quartet

Joseph Haydn

String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 5

IV: Finale. Presto