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Sunday Concert: Gildas Quartet
Sun 14 May 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 BST
Christopher Jones (violin)
Gemma Sharples (violin)
Kay Stephen (viola)
Anna Menzies (cello)
Haydn Quartet in G Op 77/1
Janáček Quartet No.1 ‘Kreutzer Sonata’
Bridge Quartet No.4
***Special Post-concert event***
'Music-in-Motion' presentation and discussion
In the final part of the concert, Gildas String Quartet will again perform Janacek's Kreutzer Sonata Quartet, this time using a vivid and dramatic new performance concept conceived by John Landor called Music-in-Motion.
Playing from memory, and free from the encumbrance of music stands and chairs, the quartet will become embodied protagonists of the musical drama, performing in the centre of the audience.
Drinks in hand, you can sit, lounge on a cushion (or even lie down!) and immerse yourself in both sound and sight of this haunting work, in an evocatively lit setting.
It will be a social event too, a chance to meet the musicians afterwards and share your experience with the producer and other audience members in an open discussion.