6.30pm – Pre-concert talk with Professor David Horne (included in the ticket price)
7.30pm – Live concert
‘Performing is all about communication. It’s telling a story and I feel the Marmen are dedicated to this ideal’ – Peter Cropper (Marmen Quartet)
With a growing reputation for the courage and vitality of their performances, the Marmen Quartet is establishing itself as one of the most impressive new talents on the chamber music scene.
The UK based string quartet includes violinists Johannes Marmén and Laia Valentin Braun, violist Bryony Gibson-Cornish and cellist Sinéad O’Halloran.
Nestled between well-loved works by Haydn and Beethoven their programme includes music by Webern and Cage.
Ahead of the concert Professor David Horne will give a talk on Webern’s abstract Five Movements and avant-garde American composer Cages’ Four. Free to all ticket holders .
Tickets are available for individual events in the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society series. Or you can also purchase a half season ticket which includes a 20% discount for the remaining concerts, plus a free ticket to the Charlotte Norton concert.