For the Record, Op. 5: New Recordings by Dover Quartet, Alina Ibragimova

October 20, 2016, 11:37 AM · Welcome to "For the Record,"'s weekly roundup of new releases of recordings by violinists, violists, cellists and other classical musicians. We hope it helps you keep track of your favorite artists, as well as find some new ones to add to your listening!

Dover Quartet Plays Mozart
Dover Quartet
Making its recording debut, the Dover Quartet pays tribute to its mentors, the Guarneri String Quartet, with an all-Mozart program that includes two late quartets, K. 589 and K 590, as well as the Quintet in C minor, K. 406, featuring guest violist Michael Tree. Formed in 2008 while its members were students at The Curtis Institute, the quartet includes violinists Joel Link and Bryan Lee, violist Milena Pajaro-Van de Stadt and cellist Camden Shaw. The group, which won Grand Prize in the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, currently serves as ensemble-in-residence at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music. The Dover Quartet performs movement 4 from Mozart Quartet K. 590:

Mozart: Violin Sonatas Vol.2
Alina Ibragimova, violin
Cédric Tiberghien, piano
Violinist Alina Ibragimova and pianist Cédric Tiberghien present a second volume in their series of recordings of Mozart's complete violin sonatas. The earliest music here, the Violin Sonata in C major, dates from when Mozart was just six years old. The latest, the Violin Sonata in A major, was written during his first years as a freelance composer resident in Vienna. Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien perform an excerpt from Mozart's Sonata K. 296:

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October 21, 2016 at 01:42 AM · I have heard the Dover Quartet twice in Blacksburg (the first time under their former name, Old City Quartet). They are great musicians and really polished ensemble. I look forward to listening to their recording.

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