Sacconi Quartet and Matthew Wadsworth
  • Monday 16 January 2023, 7:30pm
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £27 - £11
Image Sacconi Quartet

Manchester Chamber Concerts Society

‘The chemistry between these four young players is tangible and magical’ — The Scotsman 

Championing new music and experimenting with the quartet repertoire has become part of the Sacconi Quartet’s trademark style.  

With their fresh and imaginative approach to chamber music, the Sacconi Quartet will perform alongside lutenist Matthew Wadsworth. 

Their programme will feature an incredibly wide range of composers including 17th– century Purcell, the celestial soundscapes of Jamaican-born British composer Alberga’s Quartet No.2 and Beethoven’s Quartet No.16. In between, audiences can enjoy Welsh composer Stephen Goss’ ground-breaking new 21st Century concerto for theorbo and strings, for a performance not to be missed. 


 

Sacconi Quartet and Matthew Wadsworth
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £27 - £11

PROGRAMME
PURCELL King Arthur for String Quartet Z.628 Act V No.38
Lute songs from the 17th Century
KAPSBERGER
Toccata arpeggiata  
PICCININI
Toccata XIII  
Partite variate sopra la folia 
Stephen GOSS Theorbo Concerto 
INTERVAL
Eleanor ALBERGA String Quartet No.2 
BEETHOVEN String Quartet No.16 in F Major, Op.135 

Performers

Performers

Ben Hancox - Violin
Hannah Dawson - Violin
Robin Ashwell - Viola
Cara Berridge - Cello
Matthew Wadsworth - Lute

Manchester Chamber Concerts Society

‘The chemistry between these four young players is tangible and magical’ — The Scotsman 

Championing new music and experimenting with the quartet repertoire has become part of the Sacconi Quartet’s trademark style.  

With their fresh and imaginative approach to chamber music, the Sacconi Quartet will perform alongside lutenist Matthew Wadsworth. 

Their programme will feature an incredibly wide range of composers including 17th– century Purcell, the celestial soundscapes of Jamaican-born British composer Alberga’s Quartet No.2 and Beethoven’s Quartet No.16. In between, audiences can enjoy Welsh composer Stephen Goss’ ground-breaking new 21st Century concerto for theorbo and strings, for a performance not to be missed. 


 

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