Sunday 14 May 2017 7:30PM
- Takács Quartet Associate Artists
Beethoven bought an expensive hardbound book of manuscript paper in which to draft his first string quartet, later published as his Op. 18 No. 3. The young composer’s serious investment in the medium, also measurable in terms of time and creativity, remained high throughout his lifetime, as the Takács Quartet’s gripping programme of early, middle and late works shows.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
- String Quartet in D major Op. 18 No. 3
- String Quartet in E minor Op. 59 No. 2 'Razumovsky'
- String Quartet in E flat major Op. 127