Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Daniel Barenboim, Michael Barenboim, Yulia Deyneka, Kian Soltani
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Size: 1.19 GB
Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478
01. I. Allegro
02. II. Andante
03. III. Rondo (Allegro moderato)
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat major, K. 493
04. IV. Allegro
05. V. Larghetto
06. VI. Allegretto
The second album set for release this summer represents Barenboim’s Chamber Music series with a wonderful ensemble: Yulia Deyneka who works as professor at the Barenboim-Said Academy and is the principal viola of the Berlin Staatskapelle. Michael Barenboim, who is Maestro Barenboim’s son, an acclaimed violinist and West-Eastern Divan’s concert master. And DGs newly signed cellist, Kian Soltani who’s debut album ‘Home’ was released earlier this year.
Both Piano Quartets have been recorded at Pierre Boulez Saal. One of them, the Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat major, was recorded at Pierre Boulez Saal’s inauguration concert in March 2017.