Friday 12 June 2020 10:00PM

Cancelled: Attacca Quartet

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Cancelled Concert
In response to advice from Public Health England, Wigmore Hall will be closed from Tuesday 17 March. This event has therefore been cancelled.

Read a full statement from Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly.


  • Attacca Quartet

'They may be a relatively new quartet’, opined the Washington Post, ‘but already they come very close to epitomizing the string quartet ideal’. Champions of John Adams and Caroline Shaw, the ensemble also includes a recent work by Paul Wiancko based on a Japanese legend. The Attacca Quartet won a GRAMMY award in 2020 for their album Orange in the category ‘Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance’.

  • Caroline Shaw (b.1982)
        • Plan & Elevation
  • Paul Wiancko (b.1983)
        • Benkei’s Standing Death (UK première) [1]
  • John Adams (b.1947)
        • Selections from John's Book of Alleged Dances
  • Gabriella Smith (b.1991)
        • Carrot Revolution
  1. Commissioned for the Attacca Quartet with support from the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund.

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