An Ottawa first! The Orava Quartet, founded in 2007 by brothers Daniel Kowalik (violin) and Karol Kowalik (cello), Thomas Chawner (viola), and joined in 2011 by David Dalseno (violin), is one of the most exciting string quartets of its generation. Known for their passionate and engaging performances, they have been hailed by The Australian as, “the future of Australian Chamber Music, the real deal.” In an historic signing to Deutsche Grammophon Australia as the label’s first ever recording, Orava Quartet’s debut album was released in February 2018 to widespread critical acclaim.
Ross Edwards – String Quartet no. 3, Summer Dances / Quatuor no. 3, Summer Dances
Erwin Schulhoff – 5 pieces / 5 pièces
Brahms – String Quartet in A minor, opus 51, no. 2 / Quatuor en la mineur, opus 51 no 2