Friday, June 21, 19 h 30

Salle Bourgie

Beethoven à la Russe – First of two different programs

This exceptional program highlights two of Beethoven's extraordinary "Razumovsky" String Quartets Op 59, #2 and #3. Music making at the highest level!


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2 ‘Razumovsky’
Molto adagio
Finale. Presto

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, No. 3 ‘Razumovsky’
Andante con moto – Allegro vivace
Andante con moto quasi allegretto
Allegro molto

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60 $



 Ehnes Quartet 
James Ehnes, Amy Schwartz, violins
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Edward Arron, cello

Beethoven’s persona conjures up thoughts of a unique genius overcome by debilitating deafness who miraculeously wrote some of the most incredible classical music ever. In this first of two different programs, the extraordinary James Ehnes Quartet explore two of the famous Opus 59 “Razumovsky” masterwork String Quartets. Each is inspired by Russian folk melody. This concert offers listeners extraordinary musical insight as performed by some of the greatest musicians in the world today. 

Salle Bourgie, MBAM
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1339 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1G2