the War of the Romantics

Fortunately for music lovers the War of the Romantics didn’t have any casualties. A clash between two different schools of thought, it may well have stimulated both sides to produce even greater feats of artistic creativity. One side centered around Brahms’ development and defense of Mendelssohn’s legacy. With this programme of Mendelssohn’s third piano quartet and Brahms’ first, the KPQ presents the German Old Guard!