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EventGregynog Festival: Escher String Quartet

National Museum Cardiff
26 June 2013 , 6pm

Adam Barnett-Hart, violin

Aaron Boyd, violin

Pierre Lapointe, viola

Dane Johansen, cello

The outstanding New York-based Quartet explores Britten's time in Brooklyn and California during World War II through his first Quartet plus music by his American composer contemporaries.

To book tickets visit the Gregynog Festival website or call 01686 207100.  Tickets can also be purchased on the door.

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Concertino (1920)

Elliott Carter (1908-2012)
Elegy (1948)

Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Quartet No. 6, Sz 114 (1939)
Mesto – Vivace
Mesto - Marcia
Mesto - Burletta
Mesto – Molto tranquillo

INTERVAL

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
Two Pieces for String Quartet
Lento molto (1928)
Rondino (1923)

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Quartet No. 1in D major, Op. 25 (1941)
Andante sostenuto – Allegro vivo
Allegretto con slancio
Andante calmo
Molto vivace

'All the qualities necessary to be the next Emerson or Juilliard Quartet . . . rare musical insight' (Denver Post)

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