David Finckel and Wu Han
Mar. 18, 7:30pm
Wu Han, piano; David Finckel, cello; Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, cello)
Rachmaninov Two Movements for String Quartet (1889)
Scriabin Five Preludes for Piano, Op. 16 (1894-95)
Arensky Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35 (1894)
Taneyev Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 30 (1910-11)
At the turn of the century, Russian composers perhaps best exemplified the full-throttled emotion that characterized the Romantic period.