Monday 23 November 2020 1:00PM
Elias String Quartet; Robert Plane clarinet
Beethoven and Bliss
This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval
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- Elias String Quartet
- Robert Plane clarinet
The leading clarinettist has championed numerous British works and commissioned others. The work by Arthur Bliss was first performed in 1932 by Frederick Thurston and the Kutcher Quartet and, like the choral symphony Morning Heroes, memorialises the composer’s clarinettist brother Francis Kennard, killed during the First World War.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
- String Quartet in C minor Op. 18 No. 4
Arthur Bliss (1891-1975)
- Clarinet Quintet F20