Sunday 30 December 2018 11:30AM

RTÉ Contempo String Quartet; Arcadia Quartet

Bartók and Enescu

Booking information

Change of Artist:
Due to personal reasons, Ana Török and Zsolt Török from the Arcadia Quartet are no longer able to perform in this concert. We are very grateful to Remus Azoitei (violin) and Filip Papa (cello) of the Ad libitum Quartet for replacing them.


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

£16Concs£14 includes programme and coffee/sherry/juice.

Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • RTÉ Contempo String Quartet
  • Arcadia Quartet

Revered by every musician with whom he came into contact, the Romanian George Enescu produced his String Octet in 1900, when he was just 19. As with Mendelssohn’s more famous work, an early composition turned out to be a major masterpiece.

  • Concert supported by Wigmore Hall, in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute in London and RTÉ
  • Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
        • 6 Romanian Folk Dances BB68 (arr. Matt Naughtin for string quartet)
  • George Enescu (1881-1955)
        • String Octet in C Op. 7

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