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Concert by Quatuor Cambini

If there is one word to describe these four young musicians it would be “passion”.
By choosing the name of Giuseppe Maria Cambini (1746-1825), a violinist and prolific composer who led a life of adventure, the quartet bears witness to its interest in exploring the stylistic variety of the classical romantic periods.
Since it was founded in 2007, the ensemble has been singled out and applauded for performing masterpieces by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn and for rediscovering unjustly forgotten French composers such as Jadin, David and Gouvy. To know more…

Julien Chauvin: violin
Karine Crocquenoy: violin
Pierre-Éric Nimylowycz: viola
Atsushi Sakaï: cello


From financial crises to musical dissonance: a unique experience with great artists

For conference participants Quatuor Cambini proposes a program of string quartets exploring the extreme forms from a harmonic point of view: Which internal violent forces push great musical geniuses to look for the most harmonic adventures of their times? It is usually trough the most intimate work, such as string quartets, that most of them are the most audacious…

Program:

  • Wolfang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) : Quartet K.456 “Les Dissonances”
  • Hyacinthe Jadin (1776-1800) : Quartets for dissonances
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Pavane for a dead princess (transcription for string quartet)

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