Elias String Quartet - After Beethoven...
Thursday 7th June
Devizes Town Hall 8:00pm | £18 R
The Elias String Quartet is internationally acclaimed as one of the leading ensembles of their generation. Known for their intense and vibrant performances, the quartet has travelled the globe collaborating with some of the finest musicians and playing in the world’s great halls.
Following its deep immersion in Beethoven’s quartets, in this performance the Elias turns to musical reflections of national identity and autobiography.
“Remarkable throughout… bold, rich tone and expressive nuances contributing to an intense and deeply felt interpretation”
The New York Times (Carnegie Hall, New York)
Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
Dmitry Shostakovich: String Quartet No.7 in F sharp minor (op 108)
Bedřich Smetana: Quartet No.1 in E minor 'From my Life'
This event is dedicated to Leslie Taylor