We’re delighted to announce that we have taken over the artistic directorship of Alfriston Summer Music. This festival has been running for 10 years in the incredibly picturesque village of Alfriston in East Sussex. The dates this year are 26th – 31st July, for more details of the line up please visit the website www.alfristonsummermusic.co.uk
We’re looking forward to our Bangor Residency 2016 in April, our first performance in the exciting new venue ‘Pontio’ will be a themed concert based around how folk music has inspired classical composers. On the 28th the concert will feature the final works of three of the greatest chamber music composers – Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert.
Last week we had our last performance of the year for Hampstead Garden Suburb Society where we were delighted to play Hugh Wood String Quartet no.3 in the presence of the composer! Thank you to all who have supported us this year, we’re looking forward to an exciting 2016 which includes becoming Artistic Directors of Alfriston Summer Music and performing two world premieres by Simon Bainbridge and Paul Ruders.
We’re looking forward to a bumper year at Alfriston Summer Music as it celebrates it’s 10th anniversary. We will be performing Elgar Piano Quintet with Jeremy Young and Brahms Clarinet Quintet with Julian Bliss. See www.alfristonsummermusic.co.uk for more details.
We are delighted to be one of the 12 quartets selected for the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition 2015, which will take place from 24th -29th March.