Saturday 6 April 2019 7:30PM

JACK Quartet

Complete Elliott Carter String Quartets


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


Priority Bookings made for the Summer booking period of our 2018/19 Season are subject to an administration fee of £4.00 per booking.

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  • JACK Quartet

In 1960, Carter’s exhilarating Second Quartet won the Pulitzer Prize, his Third matching that success thirteen years later. In the latter, Carter divides the instruments into pairs, giving a sense of what he called ‘ever-varying perspectives of feelings, expression, rivalry and cooperation’, while the Fourth is preoccupied with ‘giving every member of the group its own identity’.

  • Elliott Carter (1908-2012)
        • String Quartet No. 4
        • String Quartet No. 2
  • Interval
        • String Quartet No. 3

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