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Classic Borealis - Schubert, Beethoven, Mendelssohn / Borealis Quartet


Release Date: 11/04/2003 
Label:  Skylark Digital   Catalog #: 0304   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnFranz SchubertLudwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Patricia ShihYuel YawneyNikita PogrebnoyJoel Stobbe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borealis String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Borealis String Quartet has rapidly established itself as a leading Canadian ensemble praised for its dynamic performances, passionate style and refined musical interpretations. As Quartet in Residence at the University fo British Columbia, they regularly give masterclasses and chamber music lessons in Vancouver. With frequent appearances across the country and numerous broadcasts and documentaries for radio and television, the Borealis String Quartet performs to critical acclaim and sold out concert halls. Skylark Music is proud to release ?Classic Borealis?, the quartet?s first commercial recording. Recorded in the acoustical perfection of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, ?Classic Borealis? features classic quartets by Read more Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Schubert. If you?ve heard the Borealis Quartet on any of their CBC TV performances, you know that this will be one of the most electrifying chamber music releases of 2003. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 6 in F minor, Op. 80 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Patricia Shih (Violin), Yuel Yawney (Violin), Nikita Pogrebnoy (Viola),
Joel Stobbe (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borealis String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 2003 
Venue:  Chan Center, Vancouver, Canada 
Length: 25 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in C minor, D 703/Op posth "Quartettsatz": Allegro assai by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Patricia Shih (Violin), Yuel Yawney (Violin), Nikita Pogrebnoy (Viola),
Joel Stobbe (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borealis String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 2003 
Venue:  Chan Center, Vancouver, Canada 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 9 in C major, Op. 59 no 3 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Patricia Shih (Violin), Yuel Yawney (Violin), Nikita Pogrebnoy (Viola),
Joel Stobbe (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borealis String Quartet
Written: 1805/6 
Date of Recording: 2003 
Venue:  Chan Center, Vancouver, Canada 
Length: 30 Minutes 37 Secs. 

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