Schubert's Cello Quintet

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Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Quartz


‘Dazzling.’ The Age

About Quartz

Acclaimed Melbourne string quartet Quartz unites violinists Kathryn Taylor and Philippa West, violist Merewyn Bramble and cellist Zoe Wallace in refreshing concerts of classical and contemporary repertoire. Frequently collaborating with sought-after Australian artists, Quartz’s vibrant performances are a confluence of Australian musical talent and world-class technique.

About this concert

Schubert’s late chamber works include some of his most exquisite masterpieces. The Quintet was Schubert’s last completed chamber work and is regarded as one of the greatest chamber compositions ever written. This piece features all of Schubert’s hallmark qualities: supreme lyricism, bubbling inner voices and rich harmonies, topped with the added opulence of a second cello. Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s associate principal cellist Rachael Tobin joins Quartz to bring this stunning music to life.

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Kathryn Taylor violin
Philippa West violin
Merewyn Bramble viola
Zoe Wallace cello

Rachael Tobin cello


Franz Schubert
String Quintet in C, D.956


This production is part of the following series:

Local Heroes 2021

Now in its tenth year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Local Heroes series brings together Melbourne’s best artists in a year-long festival of chamber music.

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