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Summer Chamber Music Festival - Strings and Piano 1

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The Summer Chamber Music Festival celebrates the achievements of the Conservatoire’s student ensembles (this year approaching 100!), and provides a platform for some of them.

This year, Strings and Piano will focus on Mendelssohn and Schumann, whose wonderful Romantic chamber music includes so many favourite works.

The opening showcase concert brings offerings from different departments, finishing with Mendelssohn’s Octet in which The Gildas Quartet (this year’s Junior Fellows) will team up with four strings students. The Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Prize is always a highlight, with five finalist ensembles giving their all. Concerts will run throughout the day, and full details will appear in the Festival brochure, available at the beginning of May.

Mendelssohn String Quartet Op.44 no.1 in D major

Continental Quartet
Jeffrey Armstrong violin
Olga Eckert violin
Yue Yu viola
Vicky Groves cello

Schumann String Quartet no. 3 Op 44 no.3

Lobkowitcz Quartet
Marketa Nadvornikova violin
Luisina Rabago violin
Jack Gillet viola
Laetitia van Wyk cello

Mendelssohn Piano Trio no.2 in C minor Op.66 Movs.1 and 2

Jeffrey Armstrong violin
Xiang Fan cello
Arthur Bocaneanu piano

Movs. 3 and 4

Ruta Labutyte violin
Chun-Chieh Yen cello
Qiushuang Liu piano


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