The Maier Quartet - Rendezvous: Leipzig
Maier Quartet, The
Swedish composer, Amanda Maier, and British composer, Ethel Smyth, met in the 1870s, when they both studied in Leipzig. Here are their string quartets from those years in world premiere recordings by The Maier Quartet! The outer movements of Maier's string quartet in A major were reconstructed in 2019 by composer B Tommy Andersson. Don't miss out on this unique album! The Maier Quartet was formed in 2018 and consists of musicians from the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. They are named after Swedish composer Amanda Maier-Röntgen (1853–94). Members of the Maier Quartet are Johannes Lörstad and Patrik Swedrup, violin; Arne Stenlund, viola; and Klas Gagge, cello.