Six veterans of the venerable Marlboro Music Festival perform Franz Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet, op. 20, no. 4 (1772); Elliott Carter’s Figment IV, for unaccompanied viola (2007, American premiere); Carter’s Quartet for Oboe and Strings (2001); and Robert Schumann’s Quartet for Piano and Strings, op. 47 (1842). The ensemble features Susie Park and Harumi Rhodes, violins; Samuel Rhodes, viola; Priscilla Lee, cello; Rudolph Vrbsky, oboe; and Ieva Jokubaciute, piano. Recorded live in the Freer Gallery’s Meyer Auditorium on March 18, 2008.
Haydn: String Quartet in D Major (0:00-26:50)
Carter: Figment IV (27:14-30:15)
Carter: Oboe Quartet (30:33-47:27)
Schumann: Piano Quartet (47:55-1:16:42)
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