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Endellion String Quartet – 2017-18 season: Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven

Wednesday 14th February 2018 | 7:30pm

Venue: West Road Concert Hall

Haydn’s Op 20 set was the group of quartets that presented him as one of the greatest composers: the string quartet came of age with these extraordinary pieces. Mozart learned so much from him and in turn inspired Haydn to new heights with his own quartets. K.589 is one of the ‘King of Prussia’ group with the cello in particular coming to the fore as a melodic instrument: the King played the cello and, judging by these pieces, must have been no slouch on the instrument! Beethoven’s great A minor late quartet includes one of his most original slow movements: a thanksgiving for his return to health after illness. The whole piece transcends all description and passes from dark introspection and questioning to unbridled joy.

Haydn String Quartet Op.20 No.3 (‘Sun)
Mozart String Quartet K.589
Beethoven String Quartet Op.132

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.