Sunday 11 September 2022 11:30AM

Heath Quartet

Britten and Fanny Mendelssohn


This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval

£16concs£14including coffee/sherry/juice

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  • Heath Quartet
  • Sara Wolstenholme violin
  • Marije Johnston violin
  • Gary Pomeroy viola
  • Christopher Murray cello

Significant moments in the upward rise of the ensemble include its Young Artists Award from the Royal Philharmonic Society in 2013 and three years later a Gramophone Award for its recording of Tippett’s quartets. The music of Fanny Mendelssohn is now receiving well-deserved attention: in the words of musicologist R Larry Todd, her quartet (1834) is ‘among the most imaginative and compelling reactions of a generation of Romantic composers who were the first to come to terms with the late style of Beethoven.’

  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • String Quartet No. 3 Op. 94
  • Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847)
      • String Quartet in E flat

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