Prezioso String Quartet. Arete Kerge (soprano)

  • Sunday, 21.11
  • 17:00
  • Pärnu, Pärnu kontserdimaja
  • Classical music
  • SA Eesti Kontsert

Introduction

Performers:

Prezioso String Quartet
Arete Kerge (soprano)

Programme:
Elgar. String Quartet in E minor Op. 83
Respighi. “Il Tramonto” for soprano and string quartet
Brahms. “Five Ophelia Songs”
R. E. Maimets. A new piece (premiere)
Schumann. “Six Songs” Op. 107

In 2021, the string quartet Prezioso will celebrate its 15th anniversary. During this time, the quartet has shared the stage with many great musicians, this time performing with soprano Arete Kerge.

The first half of the concert will feature a string quartet created by the English composer Edward Elgar in 1918, where bright characters will alternate with dreamlike moods. In addition to the elegant and nuanced “Il Tramonto” (Sunset) for oprano and string quartet written by Elgar’s contemporary Ottorino Respigh in 1914. The second half of the concert will feature miniature song cycles by Brahms and Schumann and the new composition of Estonian composer Riho Esko Maimets.

Concert series “I as an interpreter”

Schedule of performances

  • Tuesday, 14.12
  • 19:00
  • Tallinn, Estonia kontserdisaal