Friday 1 February 2019 7:30PM

2019 Annual Jacqueline du Pré Charity Concert

Haydn, Liu, Trad/Chinese and more


  • The Shanghai Quartet
  • Michael Collins clarinet

East meets West as the Shanghai Quartet makes its Wigmore debut, joined by celebrated clarinettist Michael Collins. The programme includes Chinese folk songs juxtaposed with profound chamber works by Beethoven and Brahms, and a Judith Weir world première. This concert is in support of Britain's oldest musical charity, The Royal Society of Musicians.

  • The Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain (Reg. Charity)
  • This concert is generously supported by J & A Beare and Beare’s International Violin Society
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
        • String Quartet in D Op. 20 No. 4
  • Tie-Shan Liu/Mao Yuan
        • Yao Dance (arr. Yi-Wen Jiang for string quartet)
  • Trad/Chinese
        • Shepherd's Song (arr. Han-Kun Sha) (arr. Yi-Wen Jiang for string quartet)
  • Jing-Ping Zhang
        • Harvest Celebration (arr. Yi-Wen Jiang for string quartet)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • String Quartet in F minor Op. 95 'Serioso'
  • Interval
  • Judith Weir (b.1954)
        • March (world première)
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op. 115

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