Discover the String Music of Mozart & Brahms
Like many composers, Mozart and Brahms expressed some of their most intimate thoughts through their chamber music for string instruments. Learn more about these composers' string quartets, string quintets, string sextets, and other chamber music.
Update: Don't miss this season's annual Mozart concert on January 21, 2023 — An Evening of Mozart — featuring his Overture to Abduction from the Seraglio, his Symphony No. 35, and more.
Many composers have expressed their most personal and intimate statements through their string chamber music, and these two composers are no different.
Though Brahms' output is smaller (1 string trio, 3 string quartets, 2 quintets, and 2 sextets), these works show the composer at his best, with sensitive emotion portrayed through intricate counterpoint and interplay between the instruments.
Mozart's chamber music for strings is the very height of classical style, and we can often hear him experimenting here with ideas that would later show up in his other works. With 23 quartets, 8 quintets, and a variety of other combinations, there's quite a bit of music to choose from!
On the weekend of April 9, discover this music as performed by your favorite Redlands Symphony players in The Redlands Strings, delivered straight to your screen of choice!
In the meantime, why not whet your appetite for this wonderful and varied music by taking a listen to our Mozart & Brahms playlist?
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