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The Endellion String Quartet: Quartet in Residence

Part of the Leeds International Concert Season 2015-16

Add to my Calendar 24-05-2016 19:30 24-05-2016 21:30 36 The Endellion String Quartet: Quartet in Residence String quartets by Haydn, Dvořák & Mendelssohn. ​The Venue, Leeds College of MusicConcert begins at 7.30pm.The Endellion String Quartet: Quartet in Residence Andrew Watkinson - violinRalph de Souza - violinGarfield Jackson - violaDavid Waterman - celloHaydn - Quartet Op 77, No 1Dvořák - Quartet Op 96 (American)Mendelssohn - Quartet Op 13Formed in 1979, the Endellion String Quartet is renowned as one of the finest quartets in the world. Over the years, its schedule has included regular tours of North and South America and concerts in Australasia, the Far East, the Middle East, South Africa and every West European country. Everywhere, the Endellion String Quartet ‘sets the audience ablaze’ (Daily Telegraph) and ‘captivates concertgoers with a remarkable rapport, playing to each other with a sense almost of discovery, communicating to the audience on a level of unusual intimacy’ (Guardian).In Britain, the Endellion String Quartet has appeared at nearly all of the major series and festivals and is regularly broadcast on BBC radio and television. In 1996 the quartet was winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Best Chamber Ensemble. Its various recordings have been named Chamber Music Recording of the Year by both the Daily Telegraph and The Guardian, Radio 3’s Critics’ Choice and Editor’s Choice at the Gramophone Awards.The Endellion String Quartet has been Quartet in Residence at Cambridge University since 1992 and has undertaken three short-term residencies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the USA. Since 2001 it has been Associate Quartet of the Royal Northern College of Music and in 2003 began its Residency here at The Venue, Leeds.This concert is the second in the series of four concerts by the Endellion String Quartet.26 April14 June12 July Subscribe and Save Money! Book for all four concerts and save 20% on the cost of your tickets. We regret that subscriptions cannot be booked online. If you would like to book a subscription please contact the Box Office on 0113 376 0318 (Monday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm).Booking dates:8 February: Priority booking period for existing subscribers to the Endellion String Quartet series. Please note that this is a separate subscription from the Evening Chamber (The Sonata) series. Requests for seat changes by existing subscribers willbe processed on a first-come-first-served basis from 15 – 19 February and can be returned to the Box Office any time from 8 February.22 February: For new subscribers29 February: General booking opens The Venue - Leeds College of Music, Leeds DD/MM/YYYY

Details

The Venue - Leeds College of Music
Quarry Hill
Leeds
LS2 7PD
England


Programme

Joseph HaydnString Quartet no.66 in G major 'Lobkowitz', Op.77 no.1, Hob III:81
Felix MendelssohnString Quartet no.2 in A minor, Op.13
Antonín DvořákString Quartet no.12 in F 'American', Op.96

Performers

Endellion String Quartet

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Programme Note

String quartets by Haydn, Dvořák & Mendelssohn.

The Venue, Leeds College of Music

Concert begins at 7.30pm.

The Endellion String Quartet: Quartet in Residence 

Andrew Watkinson - violin
Ralph de Souza - violin
Garfield Jackson - viola
David Waterman - cello

Haydn - Quartet Op 77, No 1
Dvořák - Quartet Op 96 (American)
Mendelssohn - Quartet Op 13

Formed in 1979, the Endellion String Quartet is renowned as one of the finest quartets in the world. Over the years, its schedule has included regular tours of North and South America and concerts in Australasia, the Far East, the Middle East, South Africa and every West European country. Everywhere, the Endellion String Quartet ‘sets the audience ablaze’ (Daily Telegraph) and ‘captivates concertgoers with a remarkable rapport, playing to each other with a sense almost of discovery, communicating to the audience on a level of unusual intimacy’ (Guardian).

In Britain, the Endellion String Quartet has appeared at nearly all of the major series and festivals and is regularly broadcast on BBC radio and television. In 1996 the quartet was winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Best Chamber Ensemble. Its various recordings have been named Chamber Music Recording of the Year by both the Daily Telegraph and The Guardian, Radio 3’s Critics’ Choice and Editor’s Choice at the Gramophone Awards.

The Endellion String Quartet has been Quartet in Residence at Cambridge University since 1992 and has undertaken three short-term residencies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the USA. Since 2001 it has been Associate Quartet of the Royal Northern College of Music and in 2003 began its Residency here at The Venue, Leeds.

This concert is the second in the series of four concerts by the Endellion String Quartet.
26 April
14 June
12 July 

Subscribe and Save Money! 
Book for all four concerts and save 20% on the cost of your tickets. We regret that subscriptions cannot be booked online. If you would like to book a subscription please contact the Box Office on 0113 376 0318 (Monday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm).

Booking dates:
8 February: Priority booking period for existing subscribers to the Endellion String Quartet series. Please note that this is a separate subscription from the Evening Chamber (The Sonata) series. Requests for seat changes by existing subscribers will
be processed on a first-come-first-served basis from 15 – 19 February and can be returned to the Box Office any time from 8 February.
22 February: For new subscribers
29 February: General booking opens

Andrew Watkinson

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