Monday 13 November 2017 7:30PM

Takács Quartet; Louise Williams viola

Mozart, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn


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


Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Takács Quartet Associate Artists
  • Louise Williams viola

It’s hard to believe that Mozart was only thirty-four when he composed his second ‘Prussian’ Quartet, such is its maturity and depth of invention. The Takács Quartet places it alongside Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 11, a profoundly reflective work written while its composer was recovering from a heart attack.

Louise Williams joins the ensemble after the interval in Mendelssohn’s dramatic Second String Quintet.

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
        • String Quartet in B flat major K589 'Prussian'
  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
        • String Quartet No. 11 in F minor Op. 122
  • Interval
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • String Quintet No. 2 in B flat major Op. 87

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