The Mandelring Quartett from the wine country of Germany will present the next concert in the Neskowin Chamber Music’s 25th anniversary series.
Siblings Nanette (violin), Sebastian (violin), and Bernhard Schmidt (cello), joined by violist Andreas Willwohl, will perform on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m. at Camp Winema.
In its more than 30 years as a musical ensemble, Mandelring has appeared in concert venues all over Europe and the United States: from Vienna, London and Madrid to New York, Los Angeles and Vancouver. Its members have won numerous competitions, starting with one in Munich that launched their careers. They give an annual festival in their hometown of Neustadt-on-the Weinstrasse (the Wine Road). Since 2010, the quartet has presented a regular concert series in the Chamber Music Hall of the Berlin Philharmonic.
“Wherever these four musicians appear, they leave behind lasting musical impressions,” wrote the Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper about one of their concerts, calling it “a memorable festival experience not likely to be equaled in the near future.”
Along with their many live performances, the Mandelring Quartett has made a number of CD recordings. Their recording of the complete quartets of Shostakovich attracted particular attention and came to be known as the benchmark recording of these works. Their recording of Mendelssohn’s chamber music for strings was also widely acclaimed. Their current project is a complete recording of all the string chamber music of Brahms.
Season tickets are on sale for $110 each. Individual tickets are $25. Call 503-965-6499 for more information or consult the website: www.neskowinchambermusic.org.
Camp Winema is located three miles north of Neskowin, just off Highway 101.