The Wihan Quartet, formed in 1985, are heirs to the great Czech musical tradition. The Quartet’s outstanding reputation for the interpretation of its native Czech heritage and of the many classical, romantic and modern masterpieces of the string quartet repertoire is widely acknowledged. They have developed an impressive international career, which includes visits to major festivals in Europe and the Far East. They visit the United States and Japan regularly and have had highly acclaimed tours of Australia and New Zealand. They are frequent visitors to the UK and can often be heard on BBC Radio 3 as well as in concert at many venues throughout the country.
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in F major, Op. 59, No. 1
II Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
III Adagio molto e mesto
IV Theme russe.Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in F major, Op. 14, No. 1
I. Allegro moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2
II Molto Adagio
IV Finale. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3
I Andante con moto. Allegro vivace
II Andante con moto quasi Allegretto
III Menuetto. Grazioso attacca
IV Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E flat major, Op. 74, "Harp"
I Poco adagio. Allegro
II Adagio ma non troppo
IV Allegretto con variazioni
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 95, "Serioso"
I Allegro con brio
II Allegretto ma non troppo
III Allegro assai vivace ma serioso
IV Larghetto espressivo. Allegretto agitato. Allegro
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