Mid-Week: Schnittke

Here is a powerful, haunting work composed by the late Alfred Schnittke. I find that this piece can be quite affective. I hope to see this performed someday…

Piano Quintet (1972 -1976)

I. Moderato
II. In Tempo di Valse
III. Andante
IV. Lento
V. Moderato Pastorale

Irina Schnittke, piano
Mark Lubotsky, violin
Dimity Hall, violin
Irina Morozova, viola
Julian Smiles, cello

Painting by Zhang Xiaogang (張曉剛), “Bloodline Big Family No. 9”

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