Schumann nothing short of brilliant
A beautiful rendition of Schumanns' 3 String Quartets performed by one of France's finest ensembles, the Ysaÿe Quartet
Repertoire: 3 String Quartets Op.41
Artists: Ysaÿe Quartet
Label: Aeon Records AECD0418
Schumann’s three string quartets are interpreted with passion, tremendous understanding and virtuosity by the Ysaÿe Quartet. These are spacious and radiant accounts, giving full rein to the romanticism of Schumann’s soul but also pointing up the pieces’ structural fascinations, the bizarre rhythmic quirks of the third quartet’s final movement, the tenderness and feverish intensity inherent in all three.