Ben Hancox (violin), Hannah Dawson (violin), Robin Ashwell (viola), Cara Berridge (cello)
Mendelssohn: String Quartet no. 1, op. 12
Schubert: String Quartet no. 14, D810 ‘Death and the maiden’
Tuesday 17 March 2020 at 7:30pm
Alnwick Playhouse, Bondgate Without, Alnwick, NE66 1PQ
A short work by Rachmaninov, an early quartet by Mendelssohn and Schubert’s fabulous ‘Death and the Maiden’ Quartet make up this concert by the awardwinning Sacconi Quartet, recognised for its unanimous and compelling ensemble, and consistently communicating with a fresh and imaginative approach. Performing with style and commitment, the Quartet is known throughout the world for its creativity and integrity of interpretation.
Formed in 2001, its four founder members continue to demonstrate a shared passion for string quartet repertoire, infectiously reaching out to audiences with their energy and enthusiasm. The Quartet has enjoyed a highly successful international career and is Quartet in Association at the Royal College of Music.
The festival sensation, the young Sacconi Quartet, completely bowled over a packed audience. The chemistry between these four young players is tangible and magical.