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Escher String Quartet

A concert given by the Escher String Quartet at the 2011 City of London Festival. Haydn: String Quartet in B flat (Sunrise). Brett Dean: Eclipse. Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor.

In the first of twelve concerts given by Radio 3 New Generation Artists at the 2011 City of London Festival, the Escher String Quartet from the USA counter Haydn's radiant 'Sunrise' Quartet with 'Eclipse' by Australian composer Brett Dean, and end with Schubert's famous 'Quartettsatz', the brilliant opening movement to an unfinished quartet. Recorded in the historic church of St Mary-at-Hill.

FULL PROGRAMME:
Haydn: String Quartet in B flat major, Op. 76 No. 4 'Sunrise'
Brett Dean: Eclipse
Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D703.

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Sun 26 Jan 2014 13:00

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in B flat major Op.76`4 (Sunrise) for strings

    Performer: Escher String Quartet

  • Brett Dean

    Eclipse for string quartet

    Performer: Escher String Quartet

  • Franz Schubert

    Quartet in C minor D.703 for strings

    Performer: Escher String Quartet

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