An excerpt of the first movement of Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quintet in f minor, op. 34 , performed by Christian Ihle Hadland and the Signum Quartet.

Taken with kind permission from the live broadcast from Cadogan Hall as part of the BBC Proms 2013 (PCM 7: Maconchy and Brahms)

A short documentary film by Klaus Betzl about the Signum Quartet’s performance of Jörg Widmann’s string quartet cycle. Features interviews with the composer and performers.

Soprano: Barbara Emilia Schedel

Filmed at the Bayer Erholungshaus, May 2013

1. Allegro moderato

Recorded during the European academy of music of the Aix-en-Provence Festival 2008
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2. Adagio

Recorded during the European academy of music of the Aix-en-Provence Festival 2008
© Bel Air Media Festival dAix-en-Provence ARTE France France 2008

3. Menuet: Presto

Recorded during the European academy of music of the Aix-en-Provence Festival 2008
© Bel Air Media Festival dAix-en-Provence ARTE France France 2008

4. Finale: Presto

Recorded during the European academy of music of the Aix-en-Provence Festival 2008
© Bel Air Media Festival dAix-en-Provence ARTE France France 2008

The Signum Quartet, one of Radio 3’s New Generation Artists from 2011 – 2013, plays the third movement from Erwin Schulhoff’s Five Pieces for String Quartet – Alla Czeca.