Weinberg: String Quartet No. 7 & Piano Quintet
Label: CD Accord
Format: COMPACT DISC
Salajczyk, Piotr; Silesian Quartet
The Silesian Quartet’s most recent release under the CD Accord label is the first in the series of Mieczyslaw Wajnberg’s complete chamber works with string quartet. The album, which contains the String Quartet No. 7 in C major Op. 59 and the Piano Quintet in F minor Op. 18 performed with pianist Piotr Salajczyk, inaugurates a seven-release series which will be completed in 2019- the year of Wajnberg’s birth centenary. With this series, the Silesian Quartet pays tribute to this eminent Polish artist, considered as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. His impressive output of compositions is now being rediscovered and is increasingly winning acclaim among both musicians and audiences worldwide.