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Takacs Quartet

From Wigmore Hall, London, Sarah Walker presents a concert by the Takacs Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (The Lark). Dvorak: String Quartet in E flat, Op 51.

Formed in 1975, the Takacs Quartet are widely acknowledged as one of the world's pre-eminent string quartets. In this live broadcast in Radio 3's regular Monday lunchtime series from London's Wigmore Hall, they perform Haydn's Quartet in D, Op 64 No. 5 (known as 'The Lark' because of its soaring first violin line) and a less well known Dvorak quartet, the one in E flat, Op 51. Presented by Sarah Walker.

Haydn: String Quartet in D Op 64 No 5 'The Lark'
Dvorak: String Quartet in E flat Op 51

Takacs Quartet.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Live from Wigmore Hall

    • Joseph Haydn

      Quartet in D major Op.64`5 (Lark) for strings

      Performer: Takacs String Quartet

    • Antonín Dvořák

      Quartet no. 10 in E flat major Op.51 for strings

      Performer: Takacs String Quartet

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