John Casken-Chamber works

Posted on December 14th, 2011 by


John Casken-Chamber works

I have worked with the great composer John Casken for over a decade. Here are two stunning chamber works, his 2nd Quartet, and the dramatic ‘Inevitable Rifts’ for String Quintet.

Inevitable Rifts

ensemble trioLog+ 

Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violine
Max Peter Meis – Violine
Kelvin Hawthorne – Viola
Hanno Simons – Violoncello
Bridget MacRae – Violoncello

String Quartet No 2

with piquant verve

with jazzy obstinancy

with haunted fascinatinon

with playful determination

Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Gordon McKay, Bridget Carey, Neil Heyde) (Recorded 2002)

 

John Casken with Gloria Coates (at the performance of ‘Inevitable Rifts’) 2012