Sunday 7 April 2019 11:30AM
Famous Last Words
This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval
£16concs£14 includes programme and coffee/sherry/juice.
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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- Tesla Quartet
Named after the Serbian- American physicist and futurist Nikola Tesla, the high-profile 11-year-old quartet has created a programme of Famous Last Words, a trio of works written at the end of each composer’s creative life and including the 17th work for the medium (1957) by the prolific Brazilian Heitor Villa-Lobos.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
- String Quartet in F Op. 135
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
- String Quartet No. 17
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
- String Quartet No. 3 Op. 94