Thursday 25 November 2021 7:30PM

Danish String Quartet

Blumenfeld, Charpentier, John Adams and more
Live stream starts at 8:00PM

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  • Danish String Quartet
  • Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen violin
  • Frederik Øland violin
  • Asbjørn Nørgaard viola
  • Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin cello

With its conjoined interests in the classical quartet repertoire and the Nordic folk-music tradition, the ensemble holds a unique place on the international chamber music scene. Its opening selection of pieces is characteristically diverse in content. Also included is a new work by a leading Danish composer premièred by the quartet in Frederiksberg in September.

  • Supported by the Rubinstein Circle
  • Supported by CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust
  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
      • String Quartet No. 10 in A flat Op. 118
    • 'An alleged suite', a curated suite of dances:
  • Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704)
      • Concert pour quatre parties de violes H545
        • Prelude: Prelude
  • John Adams (b.1947)
      • John's Book of Alleged Dances
        • Allemande: Pavane: She's So Fine
  • Traditional
      • Courante: Polska
  • Felix Blumenfeld (1863-1931)
      • Sarabande: Sarabande in G minor from Les vendredis
  • John Adams
      • John's Book of Alleged Dances
        • Gavotte: Stubble Crotchet
  • Marc-Antoine Charpentier
      • Concert pour quatre parties de violes H545
        • Gigue 1: Gigue française
  • John Adams
      • John's Book of Alleged Dances
        • Gigue 2: Toot Nipple
  • Interval
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
      • String Quartet in A Op. 41 No. 3
  • Encore
  • Praetorius (c.1571-1621)
      • Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen

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