Event Type: Music
Aurea & Gildas String Quartets

DATE:
Tue 4 April

TIME:
7:30PM

PRICE:
£14, £7, Free for MiP members and schoolchildren

DESCRIPTION:

These two dynamic young string quartets have joined forces to perform larger scale repertoire.

MUSIC IN PEEBLES presents

Aurea & Gildas String Quartets

Strauss String Sextet from ‘Capriccio’, Op.85  12mins

Korngold String Sextet in D major, Op.10   35mins

Mendelssohn String Octet in E Flat, Op.20 32mins

These two dynamic young string quartets have joined forces to become one of the most exciting new collaborations in UK chamber music, now able to perform larger scale repertoire.  The concert culminates in a performance of Mendelssohn’s String Octet, probably the greatest work in the genre.

The musicians are: Philip Brett, Rosemary Attree, Christopher Jones and Gemma Sharples (violins); Christine Anderson and Kay Stephen (violas); Abby Hayward and Anna Menzies (cellos).

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