On their ECM New Series debut, the Boston-based Parker Quartet, hailed by the Washington Post for “exceptional virtuosity and imaginative interpretation,” play music of György Kurtág and are joined by violist Kim Kashkashian, one of the quartet’s early mentors, to play Dvořák. In this powerful program of contrasts, Dvořák’s outgoing String Quintet No. 3 is framed by two of Kurtág’s concentrated, meticulously shaped works.

On their ECM New Series debut, the Boston-based Parker Quartet, hailed by the Washington Post for “exceptional virtuosity and imaginative interpretation,” play music of György Kurtág and are joined by violist Kim Kashkashian, one of the quartet’s early mentors, to play Dvořák. In this powerful program of contrasts, Dvořák’s outgoing String Quintet No. 3 is framed by two of Kurtág’s concentrated, meticulously shaped works.

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Format: CD
Label: ECM RECORDS
Rel. Date: 10/22/2021
UPC: 028948559848

Kurtag: Six Moments Musicaux; Officium Breve / Dvorak: String Quintet Op. 97
Artist: Parker Quartet / Kim Kashkashian
Format: CD
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On their ECM New Series debut, the Boston-based Parker Quartet, hailed by the Washington Post for “exceptional virtuosity and imaginative interpretation,” play music of György Kurtág and are joined by violist Kim Kashkashian, one of the quartet’s early mentors, to play Dvořák. In this powerful program of contrasts, Dvořák’s outgoing String Quintet No. 3 is framed by two of Kurtág’s concentrated, meticulously shaped works.