The Allegri Quartet: String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op 18 No. 3: Allegro by Ludwig van Beethoven by Ludwig van Beethoven24/03/2015
The Allegri Quartet is Britain’s oldest chamber music group, having celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2014. The quartet is renowned for its key role on the British musical scene, working with composers such as Benjamin Britten, Michael Tippett, Elizabeth Maconchy, John Woolrich, Anthony Payne, Matthew Taylor and Alec Roth, collaborating with new commissions and recordings.
The quartet performed a selection of some of their favourite repertoire for strings, including extracts from Beethoven’s String Quartet Op 18 No. 3, Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 11, Alec Roth’s String Quartet No. 3 and Ludwig Thuille’s String Quartet No. 2.
- The Allegri Quartet: String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op 18 No. 3: Andante con moto by Ludwig van Beethoven
- The Allegri Quartet: String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 122 by Dmitri Shostakovich
- Charles Owen: Partita No. 1 in B flat BWV 825: Gigue by J.S. Bach
- Mary Bevan: Echo by Richard Peirson
- Andrew Litton: Lulu’s Back in Town
- Carolyn Sampson & Joseph Middleton: Schneeglöckchen by Robert Schumann
- Jonathan Plowright: Variations on ‘Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman’ by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart