Friday 15 December 2017 7:30PM

Anthony Marwood violin; Isabelle van Keulen violin; Lawrence Power viola; Richard Lester cello; Heath Quartet

Mendelssohn and Enescu

Booking information

This concert is part of Chamber Zone, a free ticket scheme for young people aged 8-25 years old. Please call the Box Office on 020 7935 2141 and quote “Chamber Zone” to book


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


Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Anthony Marwood violin
  • Isabelle van Keulen violin
  • Lawrence Power viola
  • Richard Lester cello
  • Heath Quartet

Anthony Marwood, the Heath Quartet and three other wonderful chamber musicians open with Mendelssohn’s Octet, a miraculous product of his mid-teens.

Enescu’s fine String Octet also dates from the Romanian composer’s teenage years. ‘I wore myself out trying to make work a piece of music divided into four segments of such length that each of them was likely at any moment to break’, Enescu later recalled.

  • Supported by CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • String Octet in E flat major Op. 20
  • George Enescu (1881-1955)
        • String Octet in C major Op. 7

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