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Salzburg Festival 2012: Zurich Ballet and the Hagen Quartet

Salzburg Festival 2012: Zurich Ballet and the Hagen Quartet
No.: A045006480000
Composer: Leos Janacek, Franz Schubert, Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra: HAGEN QUARTETT
Year: 2012
Run time: 01:35:00
Director: Agnes Méth
Producers: A co-production of ORF, ZDF/Arte and UNITEL in cooperation with Salzburg Festival and CLASSICA
Format: HDTV

Synopsis

A singular project is staged at the Salzburg Festival with the famous Felsenreitschule as a backdrop: for the first time the renowned Hagen Quartet appears at the festival accompanied by a dance company. The Swiss grand master of dance Heinz Spoerli presents three works he choreographed for his Zurich Ballet set to three of the great works of the quartet literature: Leos Janácek’s string quartet “Intimate Letters”, Antonín Dvorák’s “American Quartet” and Franz Schubert’s string quartet “The Death and the Maiden”.