The Primrose Quartet’s joyous performance of Schumann’s popular Piano Quartet Op.47
London. Hall one, Kings Place, 15.2.2015
Exemplary Performances from the Primrose Piano Quartet - Schumann, Anthony Payne & Brahms
"[...] The Primrose Quartet’s joyous performance of Schumann’s popular Piano Quartet Op.47 was characterised by an unerring unanimity of musical purpose, and the impeccable balance between the instruments allowed the music to express itself freely. The andante cantabile third movement, the emotional heart of the piece, and also one of the most profound and affectionate melodies in all chamber music, was particularly beautifully performed. Andrew Fuller’s richly expressive and idiomatic cello solo elicited playing of extraordinary tenderness from the rest of the ensemble, with Susanne Stanzeleit’s delicate phrasing particularly enchanting. [...]"