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LocationGrand Auditorium Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
25% – Under 30
10% – Over 65
50% – Under 30
15% – Over 65
- Marc Danel Violin
- Gilles Millet Violin
- Vlad Bogdanas Viola
- Yovan Markovitch Cello
The Quatuor Danel was founded in 1991 and celebrates their 30th anniversary throughout the 2021-20222 season. The quartet’s concert diary takes them to all the important concert stages worldwide and they have a row of ground-breaking CD recordings. Some of their musical partners include great artists such as Leif Ove Andsnes, Alexander Melnikov, Clemens Hagen, Adrien La Marca, the Van Kuijk Quartet and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
The group is famous for their bold, concentrated interpretations of the string quartet cycles of Beethoven, Schubert, Shostakovich, and Weinberg. Their lively and fresh vision on the traditional quartet repertoire has delivered them subsequent praise from public and press.
Russian composers have a special place in the Quatuor Danel’s repertoire. They have championed all quartets by Shostakovich and recorded the complete cycle for Fuga Libera label. The Danel were the first quartet to record the other great string quartet cycle of the twentieth century: the 17 quartets by Mieczysław Weinberg. Their performance in Manchester and Utrecht was the first time ever live interpretation of the complete Weinberg cycle worldwide. Together with a double cycle in the Wigmore Hall starting in 2023 the Danel has performed the Weinberg and Shostakovich cycles in places like Philharmonie de Paris, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Phillips Collection Washington and in Japan and Taiwan.
Education is also at the heart of the activities of the Quatuor Danel. The quartet are in residence at the University of Manchester, where they uphold a tradition of coaching and collaborations with musicologists. Since 2015, they also teach regularly at the Netherlands String Quartet Academy in Amsterdam.
Thew latest CD-release of the quartet included the Piano Quintet and String Quartet by Caesar Franck and a Tchaikovsky release with all three quartets and the Sextet ‘Souvenir the Florence’. Both CD’s came out with CPO.
String Quartet No. 1, in B minor, op. 50
String Quartet No. 2, op. 3
— Intermission 20 min —
Piotr Ilitch Tchaikovsky
String Quartet No. 3, in E-flat minor, op. 30
Continuing the partnership with the prestigious Biennial of String Quartets of the Philharmonie de Paris, Gulbenkian Música presents, over two days, a selection of reference formations in the field of chamber music. They will perform a wide and exciting repertoire, ranging from great classical and romantic composers such as J. Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms, to fundamental creators of the 20th century such as Webern, Chostakotivch and Prokofiev.
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