The Emperor String Quartet, with pianist Benjamin Frith [Music Festival 2017]
Wednesday 27th September at 7.30pm
[This event forms part of our Music Festival for 2017]
The Emperor String Quartet was formed in 1992 and continues to enjoy a varied and successful international career with their original membership intact. In 1995 they were the first British winners of the Evian/Bordeaux competition, having won the Menuhin Prize in London the previous year. They have been BBC artists since 1993 and have made a number of highly acclaimed CD recordings.
The Quartet’s repertoire ranges from Haydn to contemporary composers such as James Macmillan and Harrison Birtwistle and they have premiered numerous works by talented composers of their generation. They have performed at all of the major UK Festivals and at a number abroad, from the Prague Spring to New York City’s “Mostly Mozart” Festival. They have toured throughout Europe, Scandinavia and North America and have made concert tours for the British Council in Ecuador and Nigeria.
After performing Haydn Quartet in E flat Op 64/4 and music from popular English composer David Mitcham, the Quartet will be joined by local pianist and Wigmore Hall regular Benjamin Frith to perform the Piano Quintet in E Flat Op 44 by Schumann.
Tickets cost £12 (or £10 for concessions) and are available from Wentworth Village shop, or by contacting Richard Taylor on 01709 527713. Alternativley, please complete ad return the booking for below.
Series tickets that cover all events/concerts in this year's music festival cost £32, (£27 for concessions)
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