Four-star review of The Stolz Quartet’s CD

05 Jun 2014

Written by: Erik Voermans

Published in: Het Parool

… Haikus by De Vries, 4 Preludes to infinity by Verbey and a fragment from Zuidam’s ‘A love unsung’ are a lot more accessible, lyrical and more melodious, with a highlight being the splendid third movement, ‘Religious’, from Verbey’s ‘Preludes’, in which the composer gets under the skin of seventeenth century counterpoint.
Verbey also provided the arrangement of Scriabin’s 4 Preludes. 33, four ultra short poetic sketches …