Friday 22 February 2019 7:30PM

Elias String Quartet

Haydn, Beamish, Purcell and Schumann


Change of Running Order
The running order for this concert has changed and will now be as listed below:


  • Elias String Quartet

The first of Schumann’s string quartets (1842) is heard alongside a new companion piece written by Sally Beamish – herself a viola player whose music the Elias Quartet has previously championed.

  • The Schumann Song Series is made possible with additional support from the Wigmore Hall Endowment Fund
  • Supported by CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
        • String Quartet in G Op. 77 No. 1
  • Sally Beamish (b.1956)
        • Nine Fragments (world première) [1]
  • Interval
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • Fantasias (selection)
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • String Quartet in A minor Op. 41 No. 1
  1. Co-commissioned by Wigmore Hall and Harvard Musical Association

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