Borletti-Buitoni Trust

Month: March 2011

How fast shall we play?

by Martin Saving
Elias String Quartet invites its audience to share in its journey at www.thebeethovenproject.com as they work towards the complete cycle of Beethoven String Quartets.  Kicking off the quartet’s blog, viola player Martin Saving considers the difficult subject of tempo… The subject of tempi in Beethoven’s quartets is a controversial one. These pieces have throughout the years […]

Beethoven’s String Quartets

by Peter Cropper
Today, Elias String Quartet launches a new website which invites its audience to share in its journey towards the complete cycle of Beethoven String Quartets.  To launch the site, the quartet asked Peter Cropper – with decades of experience of Beethoven String Quartets behind him as 1st violin of the Lindsay Quartet – to give […]

Animating Liszt

by Nino Gvetadze
Monday, 28th of February It’s early morning in London.  I didn’t sleep well, because of the excitement of the coming day and the rest of the week. Finally the long-awaited production of my Liszt CD is taking shape. Lots of questions in my head, but one thing is for sure: it all feels natural.  It […]