Harmonia Mundi Records has announced the release of the Spanish-based string quartet, Cuarteto Casals‘ new 3-CD set: ‘Revelations – The Complete String Quartets of Ludwig Van Beethoven Vol. II‘.
The box-set features Beethoven’s String Quartets No. 2 Op. 18 No. 2, No. 10 Op. 74, Nos 8 & 9 Op. 59 – and No. 15 Op. 132.
“Revelations is the second box-set in our recording of the complete Beethoven quartets – culminating in 2020, the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth …” violist Jonathan Brown has told The Violin Channel
“The Beethoven cycle is the touchstone by which all great quartets measure themselves; the works represent the entire gamut of human emotion and experience from humour to pathos and we hope that listeners will discover this incredible repertoire and its continuing vitality and relevance even two centuries after it was written” he has said.
Revelations Vol. II
Label: Harmonia Mundi
Release Date: March 15, 2019