RHYS LEWIS

RHYS LEWIS

Benyounes feature on solo artist Rhys Lewis's new album 'In Between Minds' for Decca.

INNOVATORS

INNOVATORS

Benyounes tour their 2019 album 'Innovators' for Champs Hill Records - featuring works by Haydn, Beethoven, Bartok, Britten and Debussy.

INCLUSIVE CREATIVITY

INCLUSIVE CREATIVITY

A concept to level the playing field between music, technology and disability. Benyounes perform alongside Acoustronic premiering Frank Lyon's NONZEROSUM

A BOOK OF INVENTIONS

A BOOK OF INVENTIONS

Benyounes Quartet premiere John Woolrich's 'Villanesca' as part of major new cycle of quartets being performed all over the world.

ESTHER TEICHMANN

ESTHER TEICHMANN

ON SLEEPING AND DROWNING: Exhibition at Paris Gallerie du Filles Calvaire Benyounes perform Deirdre Gribbin's 'Somewhere I have never travelled' as a backdrop to the film installation 'FULMINE' featuring dancer Sophia Wang.

HEARING YOUR GENES EVOLVE

HEARING YOUR GENES EVOLVE

Composer Deirdre Gribbin and geneticist Dr Sarah Teichmann’s year-long collaboration at the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Biology in Cambridge resulted in the creation of a string quartet, Hearing Your Genes Evolve. The Benyounes Quartet perform the work alongside a presentation as part of the NI Science Festival

GenoME APP Launch

GenoME APP Launch

University College London launches a new app 'GenoME' through the Personal Genome Project: UK. The app features a unique interpretation of the genetic code as music, by composer Deirdre Gribbin and performed by the Benyounes Quartet.

IMBOLC FESTIVAL

IMBOLC FESTIVAL

Benyounes Quartet perform at Ireland's leading Folk and World Music Festival alongside Lauren O’Neill (harp), Peter McKenna (uilleann pipes) and Ciaran Hanna (concertina).

EMPIRICAL

EMPIRICAL

Benyounes Quartet and award winning jazz quartet 'Empirical' collaborate and record 'Tabula Rasa' for Naim Records

EQUATOR WOMEN OF THE WORlLD

EQUATOR WOMEN OF THE WORlLD

Benyounes present a striking programme at the Equator WOM Festival at Kings Place, featuring two defining string quartets of the early 20th century by neglected woman composers who were distinctive musical voices of their time. Czech composer Viteslava Kapralova conducted at the BBC Proms before her untimely death at age 25 in 1940. French composer Germain Tailleferre, the only female member of Les Six, who was greatly influenced by her friend and mentor Ravel.

SHOBANA JEYASINGH DANCE

SHOBANA JEYASINGH DANCE

UK tour of 'Configurations' with multi award winning dance company and choreographer performing Michael Nyman's String Quartet

BRITTEN PEACE AND CONFLICT

BRITTEN PEACE AND CONFLICT

Benyounes Quartet feature in the film ‘Benjamin Britten- Peace and Conflict’ where we performed an extract from the magnificent Passacaglia from Britten’s String Quartet no.2. Written, produced and directed by Tony Britten, Capriol Films drama documentary for cinema explores the pacifism that was such a powerful influence on composer Benjamin Britten’s life and work.

BRITTEN CENTENARY

BRITTEN CENTENARY

Benyounes Quartet series of six concerts in St John’s Smith Square. A journey through the chamber music of Benjamin Britten and some of his greatest influences to celebrate his centenary. In collaboration with cellist Philip Higham, and pianist Jeremy Young they performed the complete Britten repertoire for String Quartet alongside works which have influenced, inspired and illuminated Britten.

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