Upon the death of Beethoven, Franz Schubert asked, "Who can do anything after him?" No one was more expected to answer that question than Johannes Brahms, who was widely regarded as the obvious heir to Beethoven's legacy. This season's Winter Festival reveals how courageously Brahms received the mantle of Beethoven, pairing striking parallels in their repertoire.
Beethoven String Trio in D major, Op. 9, No. 2
Brahms String Quintet in F major, Op. 88
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34a
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