Composers:Mozart, Finzi, Cirigliano, Heredia
Compositions:Clarinet Quintet, Bagatelles, Soliloquy, Ius in Bello
Performers:Alexander Fiterstein cl,Tesla Quartet
Catalogue Number: Orchid Classics ORC100106
With the catalogue littered with pairings of the Mozart Clarinet Quintet – a fine old chestnut, but a chestnut nonetheless – with the Brahms or occasionally the Weber, it’s good to see a release that looks a little further afield. The Tesla Quartet – Ross Snyder, Michelle Lie (violins), Edwin Kaplan (viola) and Serafim Smigelskiy (cello) – have done that and how in this intriguing and ultimately satisfying program...