Thursday 17 February 2022 7:30PM

Andreas Haefliger piano; Escher String Quartet

Beethoven, Brahms and Britten


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This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


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  • Andreas Haefliger piano
  • Escher String Quartet
  • Adam Barnett-Hart violin
  • Brendan Speltz violin
  • Pierre Lapointe viola
  • Brook Speltz cello

Since its foundation in 2005, and as former BBC Radio 3 New Generation artists, the ensemble is widely recognised as having attained a high ranking amongst today’s quartets, evidenced in a growing discography as well as a lively international touring schedule -- including regular appearance at Wigmore Hall. Three great works of the chamber music repertoire, including the two final examples by Beethoven and Britten, and with the German-born, Swiss pianist joining the Escher for Brahms’s mighty quintet (1864).

  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
      • String Quartet No. 16 in F Op. 135
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • String Quartet No. 3 Op. 94
  • Interval
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
      • Piano Quintet in F minor Op. 34

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