2nd year of the Qu@rtet+ festival 2022

The final concert of the 2nd year of the Qu@rtet+ festival took place on December 15, 2022 at the National Technical Museum, Prague. The concert featured compositions by Antonín Dvořák and Johannes Brahms. The leading Czech clarinetist Irvin Venyš was the guest of Doležal Quartet.

A. Dvořák: String Quartet No. 12 in F major Op, 96 “American” | J. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

Doležal Quartet+ Irvin Venyš – clarinet

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3rd concert of the 2nd year of the Qu@rtet+ festival took place on November 28, 2022 in Martinů Hall, Prague. The concert featured compositions by V. Novák, I. Kurtz, L. Janáček and J. Brahms. The main guest of Doležal Quartet was the great Ukrainian-American pianist Stanislav Khristenko. Leading Czech pianist Martin Kasík invited listeners to the next edition of the Qu@artet+ festival with his performance.

V. Novák: Memories Op. 6  | I. Kurz: String Quartet No. 4 “Adamu”| L. Janáček: String Quartet No. 2 “Intimate Letters” | J. Brahms: Piano Quintet in f minor, Op. 34

Doležal Quartet + Stanislav Khristenko – piano

https://www.classicpraha.cz/aktualne/kulturni-servis/dolezalovo-kvarteto-dnes-v-praze-privita-klaviristu-stanislava-khristenka/

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2nd concert of the 2nd year of the Qu@rtet+ festival took place on September 29, 2022 in the Libeň Castle. The concert featured compositions exclusively by Czech authors (Štochl, Smetana, Dvořák). Guest of this concert was head of the double bass group of the Czech Philharmonic, Adam Honzírek.

O. Štochl: “The source from the Cave of Helplessness” for String Quartet | B. Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in e minor “From My Life” | A. Dvořák: String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 77

Doležal Quartet + Adam Honzírek – double bass

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The opening concert of the 2nd year of the Qu@rtet+ festival took place on May 5, 2022 in Gröbe villa, Prague. The concert featured string and flute quartets. The guest of Doležal quartet was Japanese flutist Naoki Sato.

G. Kancheli: Chiaroscuro for String Quartet | W. A. Mozart: Flute Quartet in D major K.285, Flute Quartet in A major K.298 | A. Dvořák: String Quartet in E flat major, Op. 51 „Slavonic“

Doležal Quartet + Naoki Sato – flute

https://www.klasikaplus.cz/reflexe-2/item/7453-festival-qu-rtet-zahajen

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Upoutávka ke 2. ročníku festivalu komorní hudby Qu@rtet+
Partners of the Qu@rtet+ festival 2022

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Archive of the 1st year of the Qu@rtet+ festival 2021

The final concert of the 1st year of the Qu@rtet+ festival took place on November 19, 2021 in Marinů Hall, Prague. The concert featured string quartets by Josef Mysliveček and Leoš Janáček. Together with pianist Ivo Kahánek, the Doležal Quartet performed Piano Quintet No. 2 by Antonín Dvořák.

J. Mysliveček: String Quartet in F major | L. Janáček: String Quartet Nr. 1 “Kreutzer sonata” | A. Dvořák: Piano Quintet Nr. 2, Op. 81

Doležal Quartet + Ivo Kahánek – piano

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The 3rd concert of the 1st year of the Qu@rtet+ festival took place on September 30, 2021 in Libeň Castle, Prague. Two of the late string quartets by Antonín Dvořák were performed by the Doležal Quartet.

A. Dvořák: String Quartet Nr. 14 in A flat major, Op. 105 | A. Dvořák: String Quartet Nr. 12 in F major, Op. 96 “American”

Doležal Quartet

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2nd concert of the 1st year of the Qu@rtet+ festival, Doležal Quartet + Jean-Guihen Queyras – cello (teaser video)

J. Mysliveček: String Quartet in A major, Op. 3 | F. Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D 956, Op. posth. 163

Doležal Quartet + Jean-Guihen Queyras – cello

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Watch the opening concert of the 1st year of the Qu@rtet+ festival (broadcasted online due to the pandemic situation) at the following link:

J. Mysliveček: String Quartet in G major, Op. posth. | W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K 414 | M. Ravel: String Quartet in F major

Doležal Quartet + Jan Bartoš – piano

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About Qu@rtet+ festival

On the occasion of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the ensemble, Doležal Quartet launches its new festival Qu@rtet+ focused on chamber music.
The first year of the festival includes four concerts that are to be held at various locations in Prague. The intention of the Festival is to bring music to places where it is not so often performed.
Guests of the Doležal Quartet are pianists Ivo Kahánek, Jan Bartoš and cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras. Besides the world repertoire, Josef Mysliveček’s quartets are to be performed, which were recorded in 2020 for the label Supraphon as a premiere recording.

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