Haydn – String Quartet in B flat major, Op. 76, No. 4 ‘Sunrise’
Korngold - String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 34
Grieg – String Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27
Join the Sacconis on the opening night of their Festival. Hear Haydn’s “Sunrise” to herald the start of their nature-inspired weekend of music making.
Take a trip to Hollywood with Korngold’s 3rd Quartet and venture into the Norwegian landscape with Grieg’s dramatic Quartet in G minor.
Haydn - String Quartet in C major, Op. 33, No. 3 ‘The Bird’
Mozart - Divertimento in D major, K. 136
Woolrich – ‘Ulysses Awakes’ for viola and strings
Bartok - Divertimento for string orchestra
Haydn’s ‘Bird’ Quartet opens tonight’s concert, performed by the award-winning Salome Quartet from the Royal College of Music. After a break of two years, our very own RCM String Ensemble returns to perform three greats of the string orchestra repertoire including John Woolrich’s haunting Ulysses Awakes for Viola and Strings. Expect to hear strings like you’ve never heard them before!
We’re delighted to have the dynamic trio ‘Kosmos’ perform for our late-night slot this year. Kosmos re-defines the relationship between classical and world music. Gypsy, Scottish, Jewish and Greek music glide into hot-blooded tango and Japanese melody, referencing classical composers including Brahms, Dvorak and Sarasate.
Beethoven – Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 ‘Spring’, for violin and piano
Schubert – Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D. 821, for cello and piano
Ben and Cara join forces with Festival favourite Tom Poster at the piano. Enjoy new beginnings with the freshness of Beethoven’s ‘Spring’ Sonata followed by the lyrical beauty of Schubert’s Sonata for Arpeggione.
Haydn – String Quartet in D major, Op. 64 No. 5 ‘The Lark’
Beethoven - String Quintet in C major, Op. 29
Korngold - Piano Quintet in E major, Op.15
Haydn’s fresh and ebullient ‘Lark’ quartet will set the scene, followed by Beethoven’s tempestuous ‘Storm’ quintet with violist Phil Dukes. For the finale, Tom Poster joins the Sacconis for Korngold’s sumptuous and thrilling piano quintet.