Beethoven: Op 18 No. 3
Mvt 1 (Allegro)
Mvt 2 (Andante con moto)
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 11
Alec Roth: String Quartet No. 3
Ludwig Thuille: String Quartet No. 2 in G major
Mvt 2 – Menuetto Allegretto
British operatic soprano Carolyn Sampson will be joined by pianist Joseph Middleton in a programme of songs inspired by flowers. This event will mark the launch of Sampson’s first solo recital CD, Fleurs, on BIS Records.
Pre-concert talk by Artistic Director Simon Callaghan at 5.30pm:
An Introduction to the Music of Roger Sacheverell Coke, whose music Simon Callaghan has recently recorded for SOMM Recordings.
Carole Petitdemange – violin
Mi-Sa Yang – violin
Noriko Inoue – viola
Joëlle Martinez – cello
Mozart: Quartet in D minor K421
Ravel: Quartet in F
Bartók: Quartet No.1 in A minor
Jennifer Pike was the youngest ever winner of BBC Young Musician of the year when aged 12 was awarded the title back in 2002. Since then, she has performed extensively as a soloist with major orchestras worldwide, including the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Vienna Symphony. She has received several other musical awards and is a sought-after recitalist. In 2015 she will make her debut at Carnegie Hall with The New York Chamber Orchestra and also appear with Malmo, Ulster, Oslo, BBC NOW and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Charlotte Maclet – leader / director
Mozart: Divertimento in D K136
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat K364 (arr. Eric Mouret)
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in C minor Op.110a (arr. Rudolph Barhsai [approved by Shostakovich] – based on Quartet No.8)