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Summer Chamber Music Festival - Strings and Piano 5

Strings and Piano 5
Date and time
16 Jun 2017 (9:00pm - 10:00pm)

Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£6 on the door 
£4 advance

The Summer Chamber Music Festival celebrates the achievements of the Conservatoire’s student ensembles (this year approaching 100!), and provides a platform for some of them.

This year, Strings and Piano will focus on Mendelssohn and Schumann, whose wonderful Romantic chamber music includes so many favourite works.

The opening showcase concert brings offerings from different departments, finishing with Mendelssohn’s Octet in which The Gildas Quartet (this year’s Junior Fellows) will team up with four strings students. The Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Prize is always a highlight, with five finalist ensembles giving their all. Concerts will run throughout the day, and full details will appear in the Festival brochure, available at the beginning of May.

Schumann Piano Quartet  Op.47 

Marketa Nadvornikova violin
Anna Barsegiata viola
Thomas McMahon cello
Natalie Gabrieli piano

Mendelssohn Sextet for Piano and Strings, Op.110 

Ruta Labutyte violin
Matthew Johnstone viola
Alistair Rutherford viola
Harry Broom cello
Maddi Edinger double bass
Lynn Arnold piano