High praise for the Sacconi Quartet’s new disc

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The Sacconi Quartet’s new disc of Beethoven and Mendelssohn String Quartets has been highly praised since its release with Sacconi Records earlier this month:beethoven-mendelssohn-cover

“Refreshing, committed performances… these young players relish the drama herein… It is a new recording and sounds marvellous.” Classical Music Magazine, 5*

“An illuminating pairing… the playing is fresh and pliable, each work illuminating the other… the Sacconi Quartet are front-runners.” The Observer, 4*

The disc pairs Beethoven’s monumental Op. 132 quartet with Mendelssohn’s dramatic response to it – his Op. 13 quartet. Recorded over the past two years, this is the first time these two pieces have been presented together on CD, and the disc is the quartet’s most important recording undertaken so far.

This year, the quartet celebrate their fifteenth anniversary.

Sacconi 05/09/13

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