Friday 6 April 2018 7:30PM
Elias String Quartet; Richard Wigmore reader
After Beethoven: Turning inward
There is a pre-concert talk ahead of this concert at 6:00pm
This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval
Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 administration fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.
- Elias String Quartet
- Richard Wigmore reader
The Elias String Quartet contrasts works as diverse as Schumann’s sublime String Quartet in A and Kurtág’s Janáček-inspired Moments Musicaux.
Richard Wigmore joins the ensemble to read extracts from Janáček’s letters to complement the performance of his String Quartet No. 2.
György Kurtág (b.1926)
- 6 Moments Musicaux Op. 44
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
- String Quartet in A major Op. 41 No. 3
Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
- String Quartet No. 2 'Intimate Letters'