Outstanding Czech ensemble to perform in Saffron Walden

PUBLISHED: 12:43 09 September 2010

THE first autumn concert of the Saffron Walden & District Music Club’s new season will be on Saturday at 7.30pm when the Wihan Quartet will be playing in Saffron Walden Baptist Church.

THE first autumn concert of the Saffron Walden & District Music Club’s new season will be on Saturday at 7.30pm when the Wihan Quartet will be playing in Saffron Walden Baptist Church.

The quartet formed in 1985 after meeting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

Their sound is full, rich and strong with a marvellous attention to balance and phrasing. They have developed an impressive international career with an outstanding reputation for the interpretation of many classical, romantic and modern masterpieces of the string quartet repertoire.

They are frequent visitors to the UK and can often be heard on BBC Radio 3

Saturday’s programme:

Beethoven - String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 95 “Serioso”

Janacek - String Quartet No 1 “Kreutzer Sonata”

Dvorak - String Quartet No 10 in E flat Op 51 “Slavonic”

Dvorak - Selection from Zypressen (Liebeslieder) for String Quartet.

his is the first of Saffron Walden & District Music Club’s six professional concerts of the 2010/11 season. Membership subscription of £36 offers free admission to all concerts.

Tickets for non-members for the concert cost £10 (under 18 Free) and may be purchased from the Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre or at the door.

Further information is available by visiting saffronwaldenmusic.org.uk or from David Erdman on 01799 524347.


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