I have a new recording for you today that features the Brahms Piano Quintet and also the String Quartet No. 3
Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34, with Peter Frankl (piano)
String Quartet No. 3 in B flat major, Op. 67, performed by the
Artis Quartet, Vienna.
Peter Frankl made his name on the international circuit as a young pianist in the 1960’s, and, since that time, he has appeared many world renowned conductors. Following his London debut in 1962 and his New York debut with the Cleveland Orchestra, he has been performing with many orchestras in the USA and Europe including all the London orchestras and has given master classes all over the world, including the Royal Academy and Royal College in London, Liszt Academy in Budapest and the Van Cliburn Institute in Texas. He lives in London and is visiting professor at Yale University in the USA.
Founded in Vienna in 1980, the Artis-Quartett launched an international career with regular performances in the world’s most important music centres including New York, London, Paris, Tokyo, Berlin, Vienna and Amsterdam. In Vienna they have performed an annual cycle of concerts at the Wiener Musikverein since 1988.
Here is the opening movement of the Brahms Quartet number 3: