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Elias Quartet

The Elias Quartet in a concert given at St Mary's Church, Hay-on-Wye. Haydn: String Quartet in C, H III 39 (The Bird). Britten: String Quartet No 3, Op 94.

Clemency Burton-Hill presents a concert of music for strings performed by the Elias Quartet, first broadcast live from St Mary's Church, Hay-on-Wye, during the 2015 Hay Festival. Included in the concert are Haydn's String Quartet in C major Op 33, nicknamed 'The Bird' due to the twittering themes within the music, and Britten's String Quartet No 3, which the composer worked on whilst recovering from heart surgery.

Elias Quartet

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C major Op 33 No 3 Hob III/39 'The Bird'
Benjamin Britten: String Quartet No 3 Op 94

Produced by Luke Whitlock.

58 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 May 2016 13:00

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in C major, Op 33 No 3 ‘The Bird’

  • Benjamin Britten

    String Quartet No 3, Op 94