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Wed, 23 Nov


Concertgebouw De Vereeniging

Beethoven String Quartets in Netherlands - Part Six

As part of our second international tour this year, we will journey to The Netherlands to play all of Beethoven's string quartets spread over six concerts. A first, because never before has there been an integral performance of these works in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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Beethoven String Quartets in Netherlands - Part Six
Beethoven String Quartets in Netherlands - Part Six

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23 Nov 2022, 8:15 pm

Concertgebouw De Vereeniging, Keizer Karelplein 32H, 6511 NH Nijmegen, Netherlands

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Beethoven String Quartet No. 15 in A, Op. 132 

Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in C sharp, op. 131

Deafness, isolation, suspicion, deteriorating health and difficult family relationships characterized Ludwig van Beethoven's last years. His compositions from this period took on an increasingly meditative character. Beethoven used a more abstract musical language for his last quartets, literally bursting at the seams of the classical tradition. In the processing of the motifs, the composer went to the most extreme extremes. During this NSvK concert we listen to two of the late string quartets, the fourteenth and fifteenth – absolute highlights from the entire string quartet repertoire!

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