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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Elias and Navarra string quartets

From the Wigmore Hall in London, Andrew McGregor presents Sally Beamish's 'Reed Stanzas' and Mendelssohn's Octet performed by two British-based quartets, the Elias and the Navarra.

From the Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Andrew McGregor. Two fantastic British-based quartets, both formed at the Royal Northern College of Music, join forces in Mendelssohn's Octet, the teenage prodigy's miraculous masterpiece. The Elias String Quartet opens with Sally Beamish's beautiful work for the ensemble, inspired by Hebridean landscapes and poetic imagery.

Sally Beamish: String Quartet No. 3 'Reed Stanzas'
Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat major Op. 20

Elias String Quartet
Navarra String Quartet.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Sally Beamish

    Quartet No. 3 'Reed Stanzas'

    Ensemble: Elias String Quartet.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in Eb major, Op. 20

    Ensemble: Elias String Quartet. Ensemble: Navarra String Quartet.