The Arod Quartet, founded just four years ago in Paris, makes its recording debut with an album of Mendelssohn, tracing his life through his works for string quartet. The composer has been important for the ensemble, not least by helping it win two major competitions.
The members of the Arod have been mentored by both the Ebène and Artemis Quartet, and they collaborate here with another artist, the mezzo-soprano Marianne Crebassa, in a performance of the song ‘Ist es wahr?’
Here are the members of the Arod Quartet in Mendelssohn’s Quartet Op. 13: