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REVOLUTIONARIES: String Quartets Plus, Part 4, Coffee Concert

String Quartets Plus, Part 4, Coffee Concert

Revolutionaries – Chamber Music Festival 2015

Date and time
11 Jun 2015 (10:00am - 11:25am)

Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£5.50 advanced (booking info to follow)
£6 on the door

Both including a complimentary tea or coffee.

Students from Birmingham Conservatoire Strings Department

Mozart String Quartet No.19 C Major k465, The Dissonance
i Adagio - Allegro
Beethoven String Quartet No.1 in F major, Op.18
iv Allegro
Brahms String Quartet No.3 in B flat major, Op.67
iii Agitati. Allegro non troppo
Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat major, Op.12
ii Canzonetta: Allegretto
iv Molto Allegro e vivace
Haydn String Quartet, Op.51, Seven Last Words of Christ
iv Sonata
vii Largo – Il Terremoto
Shostakovich String Quartet No.4 in D major, Op.83
i Allegretto

In the first of the festival's coffee concerts, enjoy six ground-breaking works for string quartet by six of the greatest composers for the genre. The movement from Brahms's Quartet in B flat is dominated by the viola – an unheard of idea and Haydn's Seven Last Words finish with an extraordinary musical depiction of an earthquake.

Revolutionaries – Chamber Music Festival 2015

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