July 20, 2023

The Emerson String Quartet to release their final album Infinite Voyage, on September 8 with Alpha Classics

After 47 years of award-winning music-making, the Emerson String Quartet will disband in October 2023 and will release their final album Infinite Voyage on September 8 with soprano, Barbara Hannigan

The album evokes the lifelong journey for the four musicians and their lasting friendship with Hannigan

Joined by Bertrand Chamayou, the record features Schoenberg's Quartet No. 2 for soprano and string quartet alongside works by Hindemith, Berg, and Chausson's Chanson perpétuelle

Track Listing

String Quartet No. 2 in F sharp Minor, Op. 10
Arnold Shoenberg (b. 1874-1951)

Melancholie, Op. 13
Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

Chanson perpétuelle, Op. 37
Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)

String Quartet, Op. 3
Alban Berg (1885-1935)