Tender, sensual, ravishing: hear a short, free recital of two chamber works that reach towards ecstasy.
Debussy’s String Quartet uses a strong motif to coax the listener to a sense of revelation.
The intensely romantic Langsamer Satz (Slow Movement) was written by Webern after a walk in the Austrian countryside with his cousin. They later married.
This concert is programmed by Yaroslava Trofymchuk, cellist in the Philharmonia Orchestra, ahead of the Orchestra’s evening concert.
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