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Danish String Quartet
Frederik Øland, violin Rune Tonsgaard Sørense, violin Asbjørn Nørgaard, viola Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin, cello SCHUBERT String Quartet No.12 in C minor, D703 ‘Quartettsatz’ MOZART String Quartet No.19 in C, K465 ‘Dissonance’ SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No.2 in A, Op.68 Winners of the 2009 London International String Quartet competition the Danish String Quartet was formed in 2002 and has garnered plaudits for the youthful energy, as well as the warmth of their performances. The joy of playing, the powerful impact the quartet makes on stage and the fresh approach to well known repertoire has become a trademark for the Danish String Quartet, qualities that have led to success not only in Denmark but to prestigious venues across the US. “A smorgasbord of strings served with youthful vigour and sense-jolting spices. I can’t imagine a more involving performance.’’ New York Times The concert finishes at approximately 9.15pm