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Arcadia and Meccore Quartets at Wigmore Hall

The Arcadia and Meccore Quartets perform at Wigmore Hall, London. Haydn: String Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No 2 (Joke). Arcadia Quartet. Beethoven: String Quartet in F, Op 18 No 1.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, a mini-quartet feast, featuring the First and Second Prize-winners at the 2012 Wigmore Hall London International String Quartet Competition. First the Arcadia Quartet play Haydn's 'Joke' Quartet, Op 33 No 2, then the Meccore Quartet play Beethoven's Quartet in F, Op 18 No 1. After the interval they both come together to perform Mendelssohn's great Octet, Op 20.

Introduced by Martin Handley

Haydn: String Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No 2 'Joke'
Arcadia Quartet

Beethoven: String Quartet in F, Op 18 No 1
Meccore Quartet


Mendelssohn: Octet for strings, Op 20
Arcadia & Meccore Quartets.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in E flat major Op.33 no.2 (Joke)

    Ensemble: Artaria Quartet.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet in F major Op.18 no.1

    Ensemble: Meccore Quartet.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Variations sérieuses, Op.54

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Murray Perahia: Mendelssohn.
    • CBS Masterworks.
    • 005.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in E flat major Op.20

    Ensemble: Arcadia Quartet & Meccore Quartet.
  • John White

    Sonata 136

    Performer: Dave Smith.
  • Schubert

    Fantasy in Fmin for piano four-hands

    Performer: David Fray & Jacques Rouvier.
  • Schubert

    Litanei D.343

    Performer: Sally Matthews (soprano) Malcolm Martineau (paino).


  • Tue 24 Mar 2015 19:30

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