Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall
The School of Music
University of Leeds



Wolfgang Amadeus MozartString Quartet no.14 in G major, K.387
Carl Ditters von DittersdorfString Quartet no.6 in A major
Johann Baptist VanhalString Quartet in E flat major
Joseph HaydnString Quartet no.32 in C major 'The Bird', Op.33 no.3, Hob III:39


Alistair McGowan – actor

Revolutionary Drawing Room

Programme Note

BAFTA award winner and University of Leeds alumnus Alistair McGowan joins string quartet The Revolutionary Drawing Room to recreate a concert party hosted by composer Stephen Storace in 1784. The players were Haydn (violin 1), Baron Dittersdorf (violin 2), Vanhal (cello) and Mozart (viola).  The performance will be interspersed with readings from the Reminiscences of Irish tenor Michael Kelly who was a guest at the party. 

Revolutionary Drawing Room

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