Beethoven & Franck

Synopsis

Beethoven’s Quintet for Piano and Winds pays tribute to Mozart’s composition with the same instrumentation and key, which showcases the individual instruments’ distinctive timbres. Franck’s Piano Quintet premiered with fellow composer Camille Saint-Saëns at the piano, to whom the piece is dedicated.

Artists

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Piano

Elisa Barston, Second Violin

Mikhail Shmidt, First Violin

Susan Gulkis Assadi, Viola

Meeka Quan DiLorenzo, Cello

Mary Lynch, Oboe

Benjamin Lulich, Clarinet

Jeffrey Fair, Horn

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