Help support us. Choose your gift:
Your donation has been added to your basket! Thanks!
Sorry, there was an error. Please reload the page and try again.

Barratt-Due String project concert

  • Carole Nash Hall
  • £6.50

An Exploration of Music from late the 20th Century

Students from two of Europe’s leading Music Schools explore music from the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s alongside Octets by a Norwegian Student Composer and Italian Composer Simone Fontanelli, written especially for this concert.

The programme consists of:
The beautiful and expressionistic Nordheim String Quartet of 1956; reflecting Life, Death, love and Nature.
Lutoslawski’s ground breaking Quartet 1964, consisting of 4 interdependent and semi-independent ‘Mobiles’ is about creating an extraordinary musical drama through communication and freedom.
Kurtag’s String Quartet, Homage to Andras Mihaly, is a series of 12 Miniatures, corresponding to the 12 notes of the chromatic scale. These are fascinating, intense and concise.
Phillip Glass’ 3rd String Quartet takes us into the world of minimalism and is based on his music for the film ‘Mishima’. This is deeply evocative music.
All 16 musicians will take part in a performance of John Cage’s Variations III, which they will have been creating from the ground-breaking ideas of a work constructed from instructions, chance and exploration.
Two World Premieres – Octets by Simone Fontanelli, a friend of Kurtag and young Norwegian Composer – Hjalmar Bjerner

All dates & times

No upcoming events

You may also like

  1. Online

    Jennifer Pike – Live Stream

    Thu 11 March 2021, 7pm

    Please note: The season ticket provides access to all six concerts on-demand until 29 April. Access to the concerts will...

  2. Online

    Colin Currie Quartet – Live Stream

    Thu 18 March 2021, 7pm

    Please note: The season ticket provides access to all six concerts on-demand until 29 April. Access to the concerts will...

  3. Online

    Braimah & Konya Kanneh-Mason – Live Stream

    Wed 24 March 2021, 7:30pm

     Part of our Around The World in 80 Concerts series Coming from a family of seven outstandingly gifted musicians,...

  4. Online

    I Fagiolini – Live Stream

    Thu 25 March 2021, 7pm

    Please note: The season ticket provides access to all six concerts on-demand until 29 April. Access to the concerts will...