Saturday 21 March 2020 7:30PM

Cancelled: Brentano String Quartet

Songs of Thanksgiving

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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.

Archived

  • Brentano String Quartet

Named after Antonie Brentano – a candidate for Beethoven’s ‘immortal beloved’ – the distinguished American quartet places that composer’s ‘Holy Song of Thanksgiving’ in between a Renaissance motet of divine praise and a 1998 work by the Argentine Mario Davidovsky whose musical material derives from Op. 132.

  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525-1594)
        • Gloria Patri (arr. Mark Steinberg)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • String Quartet in A minor Op. 132
  • Interval
  • Mario Davidovsky (b.1934)
        • String Quartet No. 5 (Dank an Op. 132)
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op. 13

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