|11th December 2023|
The Queens Hall Edinburgh
85 - 89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh South EH8 9JG
|£30 - £19|
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Since their breakthrough as BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists in 2009 the Elias String Quartet’s exceptional ability to communicate musical meaning has led to an international following.
They perform in the world’s most prestigious chamber venues across Europe and the US and this year undertook a residency at Suntory Hall, Tokyo. This programme comprises Schubert’s thrilling ‘Quartettsatz’, one of six string quartets by Latvia’s Peteris Vasks who counts Arvo Pärt as one of his ‘spiritual relatives’ and concludes with one of Mendelssohn’s most passionate early works.
Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor D703
Peteris Vasks Quartet no 3
Mendelssohn String Quartet No 2 in A min Op 13
New Town Concerts series subscription: This concert is part of the New Town Concerts 2023/24 series which also includes Carolyn Sampson and Joseph Middleton, the Barbican Quartet and the Nash Ensemble.
Presented by New Town Concerts https://www.newtownconcerts.com/
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