Friday 8 January 2021 7:30PM
Wigmore Soloists: Schubert Octet
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- Wigmore Soloists
- Isabelle van Keulen violin
- Laura Samuel violin
- Timothy Ridout viola
- Kristina Blaumane cello
- Tim Gibbs double bass
- Michael Collins clarinet
- Robin O'Neill bassoon
- Alberto Menéndez Escribano horn
Tonight’s concert is the debut for brand new ensemble the Wigmore Soloists. Led by Isabelle van Keulen and Michael Collins, the pair is joined by a roster of top musicians for Schubert’s inimitable 1824 Octet. The work was conceived using Beethoven’s Opus20 Septet as a model, adding a second violin to the forces, and is the epitome of the divertimento in its variety and tunefulness.
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Octet in F D803
- Octet in F D803