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Details

The Swan Hotel & Spa
High Street
Lavenham
Suffolk
CO10 9QA
England


Programme

Wolfgang Amadeus MozartString Quartet no.15 in D minor, K.421/417b
Josef SukMeditation on the Old Czech Chorale 'St. Wenceslas', Op.35a
Antonín DvořákString Quartet no.13 in G major, Op.106
~ Interval ~
Ludwig van BeethovenString Quartet no.5 in A major, Op.18 no.5
Dmitry ShostakovichString Quartet no.3 in F major, Op.73
~ Interval ~
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartString Quartet no.16 in E flat major, K.428/421b
Felix MendelssohnCapriccio for String Quartet in E minor, Op.81, No.3
Robert SchumannString Quartet no.1 in A minor, Op.41 no.1
~ Interval ~
Joseph HaydnString Quartet no.53 in D major 'The Lark', Op.64, no.5, Hob III:63
Johannes BrahmsString Quartet no.3 in B flat major, Op.67

Performers

Albion Quartet

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Programme Note

The Albion String Quartet present a sumptuous array of works from the masters of the quartet medium, encompassing the pivotal shift from the classical to the romantic style, with a work from each major quartet cycle through to the great 20th-century giant Shostakovich.

Since forming in 2014, the group has enjoyed numerous competition successes including the Melbourne and Florence International Chamber Music Competitions, and awards from the Borletti-Buitoni Trust and ECHO Rising Stars. The Quartet’s thirst for exploring the repertoire of the chamber string quartet genre expresses itself through innovative and eclectic programming.

Pre-concert talks are given by Richard Wigmore, music writer, lecturer and broadcaster for BBC Radio 3.

Musicians: Tamsin Waley-Cohen violin, Emma Parker violin, Ann Bielby viola, Nathaniel Boyd cello

Price includes; all concerts and pre-concert talks, accommodation for two nights at The Swan Hotel & Spa, breakfasts, two afternoon teas, two dinners, interval drinks, programme, tips for hotel staff.

Albion String Quartet ©Steve Gullick.

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