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October 2019

In this free pre-concert talk, o tie in with the Bloomsbury Festival, musicologist Peter Quantrill talks about the evening’s programme in the context of the development of the string quartet and its pioneers.

The unusually dissonant introduction to Mozart’s Quartet K465, dedicated to Joseph Haydn, opens a colourful programme of works for string quartet, spanning almost 150 years and featuring Janáček’s 1923 work inspired by Tolstoy’s novella.

This FREE Pre-Concert Recital, featuring students from the Royal College of Music, will take place before the evening’s Sunday Concert. Performing a programme of music entirely by woman composers, this week’s ensemble will be the Eumelia Trio.

For their Conway Hall début, this duo come together in a programme of Russian and Belgian works for viola and piano, culminating in one of César Franck’s best-known compositions, originally for violin and piano.

November 2019

Camerata Alma Viva make a welcome return to Conway Hall as part of their European tour and new album release.

British composer, journalist, and lecturer Robert Hugill, returns to Conway Hall for a free Pre-Concert Talk, exploring the impact of Mozart’s first piano quartet.

Mozart was among the first to explore the piano quartet, and it is his graceful E flat quartet that opens this concert.

This FREE Pre-Concert Recital, featuring students from the Royal College of Music, will take place before the evening’s Sunday Concert. Performing a programme of music entirely by woman composers, this week’s ensemble will be the Brompton Quartet.

Posthumously discovered by Moeran’s widow in 1950, British composer Ernest John Moeran’s E flat quartet is full of echoes of Ireland, where Moeran spent much of his life.

The Linos Piano Trio returns to Conway Hall with the rarely heard Beethoven transcription of his own second Symphony, followed by the trio’s re-imagination of the variations from the Eroica Symphony.

December 2019

Simon Callaghan joins the Fitzwilliam Quartet for this performance of Elgar, Haydn and Beethoven

British composer, journalist, and lecturer Robert Hugill, returns to Conway Hall for a free Pre-Concert Talk, exploring the invention of the saxophone.

Endless fascinating prairie landscapes; the exciting pulse of the city that never sleeps; the swinging life of the Southern states; stories full of dreams, hopes and love. In ‘American Dreams’, the Arcis Saxophone Quartet presents a broad musical range of the American way of life.

This FREE Pre-Concert Recital, featuring students from the Royal College of Music, will take place before the evening’s Sunday Concert, and will offer a programme of music entirely by woman composers.

Our Autumn 2019 series of concerts comes to a close with Schubert’s G major quartet, and the Piatti Quartet’s performance begins with Suk’s Meditation on ‘St Wenceslas’.

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