MUSICAL groups, QUARTETS, and PERFORMING arts repertoire
The article focuses on the evolution of the Brodsky Quarter, a musical group which is being recognized for its innovative approach to performing and programming since 1972. It mentions that the quartet mark its 40th anniversary in 2012 which continue to merge core repertoire with modern work in innovative fashion. It mentions that the original group consist of Michael and Jacquelin Thomas with violinist Ian Belton and violist Alexander Robertson.
American Record Guide. Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p143-144. 2p.
IN the South (Music) and BRODSKY String Quartet (Performer)
The article reviews the classical music release "In the South," by the Brodsky Quartet, featuring "Italian Serenade," composed by Hugo Wolf, "Chrysanthemums," composed by Giacomo Puccini and "Quartet," composed by Giuseppe Verdi.
Irish Times (Dublin, Ireland), April 19, 2013 Music, 1pp
Fri, Apr 19, 2013, 01:00 First published: Fri, Apr 19, 2013, 01:00 * * * * Album: In the South Artist: Brodsky String Quartet, Hugo Wolf, Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Verdi, Joaquín Turina, Astor Piazzolla, Nicolò Paganini Label: Chandos Genre: Classical The Brodsky Quartet's southerly adventure ranges from Turina's Spain and Verdi and Puccini's Italy to Piazzolla's Argentina, the Italy of Hugo Wolf's imagination, and sensual quartet arrangements by Paul Cassidy of two of Paganini's solo violin Caprices...
Northern Echo, The (Darlington, England), February 11, 2014 News, 1pp
TEESSIDE Music Society will be staging a Chamber Music Concert by the Brodsky String Quartet at Stokesley Methodist Church on Sunday, February 16 at 7.45pm. They will be performing music by Borodin, Tchaikovsky and Barber. People are advised to book in advance, as there may not be guaranteed tickets on the door...
East Sussex County Publications (England), May 26, 2006 The Guide: The Argus, 1pp
The Brodsky String Quartet is probably the most well-known string quartet in Britain, largely due to its genre-busting work with such diverse partners as Elvis Costello, pianist Maria Jao Pires and Bjork. At its Brighton recital, it was joined by viola player John Metcalfe to become a quintet and to perform Brighton composer Martin Butler's new piece, Sentinels...
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of preparing and training for his concert, along with the Brodsky Quartet, featuring Alexander Zemlinsky's quartets in London, England on May 2, 2015.