1. Arnold Schoenberg - String Quartet in D Minor Op.7 45:07
Andy Harder - Jazz Suite for Clarinet and String Quartet
2. Seven Four for Five 6:05
3. Waltz 4:10
4. Ballad 3:58
5. Fantasy on a Latin Theme 5:19
The Apollon Quartet
Pavel Kudelásek (*1962) — violin: graduated from the Prague Conservatory in the class of Professor Jaroslav Foltýn and studied under Professor Antonín Moravec at the Academy of Performing Arts (AMU). He also attended masterclasses taught by Professor Kato Havas. In 1993 he became Professor of Violin Playing at the Prague Conservatory. He has been a member in many successful ensembles (Dvořák Quartet, Czech Chamber Orchestra, Pro Arte Antiqua). He also works as a composer.
Radek Křižanovský (*1968) — violin: graduated from the Prague Conservatory in the class of Professor Karel Přibyl and also played chamber music with the Prague Conservatoire Quartet led by Professor Viktor Moučka. In 1994 he completed his studies at the AMU where he studied music under Professor Jiří Novák. He has also been deputy concertmaster of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
Pavel Ciprys (*1973) — viola: graduated from the Brno Conservatory and studied under Professor Ladislav Kyselák at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts. He is a laureate of the international music competition "Beethovenův Hradec", a scholar of the Foundation of Czech Music Fund, and holder of the Leoš Janáček Foundation prize. At present he works as a solo violist in the Radio Prague Symphony Orchestra.
Pavel Verner (*1963) — violoncello: graduated from the Prague Conservatory in the class of Professor Pravoslav Sádlo. At the AMU he studied under Professor Saša Večtomov and Stanislav Apolín. He has played in the Eberle Quartet since 1988 and won a prize for the interpretation of Janáček's first string quartet at a competition in Evian in 1989. He has also been a concertmaster of the State Opera of Prague.
Wenzel Grund (*1964) — clarinet: was born in Prague and has lived in Switzerland since 1969. He studied with Kurt Weber at the Conservatory for Music in Berne (teaching and soloist diplomas) and rounded off his training with studies with Prof. Jost Michaels, Karl Leister and Prof. Siegfried Palm. During this time he was first clarinetist with the Junge Schweizer Philharmonie, with the Zurich International Opera Studio and later in other professional ensembles. Wenzel Grund has dedicated himself exclusively to a career as a soloist and chamber musician for a number of years. He was a member of the “Swiss Clarinet Players” and currently performs with the clarinet ensemble “ClarinArt”.
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