Emperor String Quartet [Music Festival 2016]


Friday, 23rd September  2016 at 7.30pm

[This event forms part of our Music Festival for 2016]

The Emperor String Quartet was formed in 1992 and continues to enjoy a varied and successful international career with their original membership intact. In 1995 they Were the first British winners of the Evian/Bordeaux competition, having won the Menuhin Prize in London the previous year. They have been BBC artists since 1993 and have made a number of highly acclaimed CD recordings

The Quartet's repertoire ranges from Haydn to contemporary composers such as James Macmillan and Harrison Birtwistle and they have premiered numerous works by talented composers of their generation. They have performed at all of the major UK Festivals and at a number abroad, from the Prague Spring to New York City's "Mostly Mozart" Festival. They have toured throughout Europe, Scandinavia and North America and have made concert tours for the British Council in Ecuador and Nigeria. The Wentworth programme will include Haydn quartet Haydn quartet Op 64.

Tickets cost £12 (or £10 for concessions) and are available from Wentworth Village shop, or by contacting Richard Taylor on 01709 527713.

Any unsold tickets will be  available on the door immediately prior to the event (subject to availability)

Series tickets that cover all events/concerts in this year's music festival cost £33, (£29 for concessions)