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USUO: On Demand – Mozart & Mendelssohn String Quartets

Presented by Utah Symphony at Online/Virtual Space, Online/Virtual UT

Nov 05 2020
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Dec 05 2020
USUO: On Demand – Mozart & Mendelssohn String Quartets

Utah Symphony musicians Yuki MacQueen, Alex Martin, Joel Gibbs, and John Eckstein perform two moments each from Mozart’s String Quartet No. 15 and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 3

Felix Mendelssohn was bent on forging connections between the musical world of his time and the music of past generations. This program echoes a similar bridge between the opening movements of Mozart’s high classical String Quartet in D Minor and the final movements of Mendelssohn’s Opus 44 String Quartet.

It is believed that Mozart’s quartet in D minor was written while his wife, Constanze, was in labor. The rising motives in the second movement are thought to correspond with her cries

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