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Endellion String Quartet

Endellion String Quartet – 2017-18 season: Barber and Brahms

Wednesday 16th May 2018 | 7:30pm

Venue: West Road Concert Hall


Barber’s expressive quartet includes the Adagio which in its arrangement for string orchestra is one of the twentieth century’s most loved and most played pieces. Here in its original quartet form it has the intimacy and the extreme stretching of sonority that was part of its force in its original conception. Haydn’s ‘Sunrise’ is as sun-blessed as its nickname suggests. Brahms’s intense C minor masterpiece is the first quartet he allowed to be published after destroying dozens with which he was dissatisfied (probably quite unnecessarily).

Haydn String Quartet Op.76 No.4 (‘Sunrise’)
Barber String Quartet Op.11
Brahms String Quartet No.1 Op.51 No.1


Ticket and Booking Information

£27, £25 (OAP), £13 (Reg. disabled), £6 (Student, Under 16s).
HALF PRICE (standard or OAP tickets only) available for restricted view seats.
Group discount: 20% off for groups of 10+ (plus free programmes for each group member)

Subscription Booking – SAVE UP TO £42!
Booking is open now (July 2017) for subscription bookings for the Endellion String Quartet’s 2017-18 season (six concerts) at West Road Concert Hall. For a subscription booking form, please email sarahbiggs01@btinternet.com or phone 020 8348 5727.

The concert dates (all Wednesdays) are 18 October 2017, 15 November 2017, 17 January 2018, 14 February 2018, 7 March 2018 and 16 May 2018.

Subscription booking closes on Friday, 8 September. Booking for individual concerts will open on Friday, 22 September at Cambridge Live Tickets, 2 Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 3QB (tel. 01223-357851) or online at www.cambridgelivetickets.co.uk.


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