Formed in 2010 and comprising graduates from the Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music and the University of Oxford, the Ligeti Quartet has established a reputation as leading exponents of new music. For their concert at the Old Divinity School the quartet will perform a programme of modern and contemporary music from around the world, including a piece by Lou Harrison whose centenary is celebrated in 2017.
Ligeti: String Quartet No.1
Christian Mason: Tuvan Songbook
Lou Harrison: Estampie, from String Quartet Set
Fodé Lassana Diabaté: Nana Triban, from Sunjata’s Time
Bartók: String Quartet No.5
Doors open at 7.30pm, concert begins at 8pm