Classical Net Reviews Brahms String Quintets & Sextets

Brahms: The String Quintets and SextetsBrian Wigman has a rave new review for our Brahms String Quintets & Sextets on Classical.net:

“This review is going to be short, because so highly-acclaimed is this disc that my opinion isn’t particularly important, if ever it was. Simply put, after delighting the critical establishment with some marvelous Piano Quintets, the Alexander String Quartet and friends turn in an unbelievable set of the Brahms Sextets and Quintets for Strings. Violist Toby Appel joins the Quartet throughout the program and easily reminds me how beautiful an instrument the viola can be. Nor is cellist David Requiro a mere guest artist. Folks, this is what chamber music is about! Deeply moving, highly involved playing is backed by exceptional sound quality that is warm and shows the genuine partnership between the players. … After 30 years, the Alexander String Quartet is demanding that we take a listen, just as after all this time, Brahms can still surprise us. These are deeply personal works in equally personal performances. Don’t miss them.” —Brian Wigman, Classical Net

Read the full review on Classical.net!

Read the Brian Wigman Review of Brahms & Schumann: Piano Quintets

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