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Thu 20 October 2016, 19:30 – 21:30 BST
‘LEST WE FORGET’: Festival In memoriam
Holst Phantasy for String Quartet on British Folksongs (reconstruction by Roderick Swanston)
Britten Three Divertimenti for String Quartet
Ravel String Quartet in F
Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 Op. 13 in A minor
Our Quartet-in-Residence, the Tippett Quartet, open our Festival In memoriam, ‘Lest We Forget’ commemorating the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Composed in 1916, the quartet will perform Holst’s Phantasy for String Quartet on British Folksongs, as reconstructed by Roderick Swanston especially for performance by the Tippett Quartet, plus Britten’s Three Divertimenti for String Quartet, Ravel’s String Quartet in F and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 2 Op. 13 in A minor.
This event will have a 20-minute interval. Wine and soft drinks are on sale during the interval.