Ludwig van Beethoven
String quartet op. 18 no 6 in B flat major
String quartet op. 95 in F minor ‘Serioso’
String quartet op. 132 in A minor
A program completely dedicated to one of the greatest, maybe even the greatest composer: Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven’s string quartets have influenced the history of classical musical tremendously. After his revolutionary late quartets, many composers barely dared to touch this genre: how could one exceed the genius of Beethoven’s extreme inventions?
In this concert, the Ragazze Quartet shows Beethoven’s development as a composer. From his early quartets -still in the classical style-, via the stormy ‘Serioso’ to his extensive opus 132, where, despite his long-standing deafness, Beethoven’s musical fantasy took him further than ever before.