Berkeley (M), McCabe & Williams: String Quartets & Oboe Quintet

This first release on Signum from one of the UK’s most dynamic string quartets, the Carducci Quartet demonstrate their passion and commitment to bringing contemporary repertoire to a wider audience.

On this recording they are joined by oboist Nicholas Daniel for three new works, all written specially for them and all premiered at the Presteigne Festival: Michael Berkeley’s Oboe Quintet ‘Into the Ravine’, John McCabe’s String Quartet No 7 ‘Summer Eves’, and Adrian Williams’ String Quartet No 4.

SIGCD350  60 minutes 59 seconds
'The dynamic Carducci Quartet present premiers of a selection of contemporary music. Michael Berkeley's Oboe Quintet Into the Ravine, features brilliant playing by oboist Nicholas Daniel. The a ...