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The Kodály String Quartet proudly presents the following programs.
As an internationally recognised ensemble we would be delighted to share our music with you, and take you on a journey exploring the development of the formidable string quartet genre. We will perform landmark masterpieces that shaped this development, as well as some lesser known gems outside the classical canon.

Prog. 1.

"Last pages..." from Vienna
A tribute to three great masters and their last pieces for string quartet

Mozart F Major K.590.

Beethoven F Major op.135.

Schubert G Major D.887.


Prog. 2.

"Rohrau- Bonn return"
A lovely musical round-trip with two great composers.
Join us on an exciting musical journey in the classical style string quartet. Trace together the great masters as they developed the new genre.

Haydn G Minor op.74. No.3. (The Rider)

Beethoven B Major op. 18.No.6.

Beethoven A Major op.18. No.5.

Haydn D Major op.64. No. 5. (The Lark)


Prog. 3.

"Who's who... Master and pupil?"
Let's follow Haydn and Mozart in their game of "string quartet-writing".
An interesting insight into how Mozart was inspired by Haydn´s op.33.

Haydn E-flat Major op33. No.2.

Mozart B Major K.458. (The Hunt)

Haydn G Major op.33. No.5.

Mozart C Major K.465 (Dissonance)


Prog. 4.

"Hommage a ..."
Famous "dedicated pieces" of the string quartet repertoire

Mozart D Minor K.421. ...dedicated to Haydn

Schumann A Minor Op.41.No.1. ...dedicated to Mendelssohn

Kurtág 12 Microludiums for String Quartet ...dedicated to András Mihály

Ravel F Major ...dedicated to Fauré


Prog. 5.

"Delicacy"
Curiosity program of rarely performed pieces

Bach - Mozart Five fugues for string quartet K.405.

Dohnányi D-Flat Major op.15.

Kurtág 12 Microludiums for String Quartet

Schubert Five German Dances with Seven Trios and a Coda, D.90

Mendelssohn D Major op.44. No.1.


If you wish to compose your own program, we offer for this season the following pieces in addition to those
mentioned above:

Beethoven String quartets op 59. No.1., No.2., No.3.
Bartók String Quartets (1-6)
Kodály String Quartets (1 & 2)
Kodály Serenade op.12. (2 violins, viola)
Kodály Intermezzo (violin, viola, cello)

If you'd prefer some other interesting pieces, you can choose from the following repertoire:

Beethoven String Quartet F major, H.34.
Schubert Qartettsatz in C minor, D.103.
Schubert Five Minuets and Six Trios, D.89.
Schubert Trio in B flat major, D.471(violin, viola, cello)
Mahler Piano Quartet
C.Franck Piano Quintet
Bartók Piano Quintet
Dohnányi Piano Quintet in c minor op.1.
Brahms Quintets
Mozart Quintets
Richard Strauss Capriccio (string sextet)
Tschaikovsky Souvenir de Florence op.70. (string sextet)
Cras, Jean Quintette (harp, flute, violin, viola, cello)
Ravel Introduction and Allegro (harp, flute, clarinet & string quartet )
Beethoven Septet in E flat major op.20.
Bruch Octet in B flat major, Op.posth. (1920)
Schubert Octet in F major D.803

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