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Program

4 May 2007 00:00 - 19 Jul 2007 00:00

Wihan Quartet

With their unique and spellbinding sound, The Wihan Quartet has made an impact in concert venues around the world. Heirs of the great school of Czech playing, the Quartet takes its name from Hanus Wihan, the founder and cellist of the Bohemian Quartet and a close friend of Antonin Dvorak.

 

Concerts:

 

May 4                           

Leamington Beethoven & Brahms Festival Weekend, 7.30pm

Royal Pumps Room, The Parade, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire,

Beethoven No 6 Op 18, Beethoven Op74, and Brahms Piano Quintet with Libor Novacek

Tel: 01926 776438

 

May 11

St John’s, Church Row, Hamstead NW3 , 7.45pm

Janacek Quartet no 1 ‘Kreuzer’

Dvorak Quartet op 96 ‘American’

Schubert Quartet in D minor ‘Death and the Maiden’

Tickets free, Box Office: 0870 033 2733

 

June 6                          

Mozart in the Marches 2007

Teatro Flora, Ancona, Italy, 11am and 2pm

Mozart Quartet’s K387 and K465

 

June 7

Mozart in the Marches 2007

Teatro Flora, Ancona, Italy, 11am

Mozart Quartet’s K387 and K465

 

June 26, 7.30pm

Wigmore Hall, London

www.wigmore-hall.org.uk

Tel: 020 7935 2141, 7.30pm

 

The Wihan Quartet are frequent visitors to the UK  and are 'Quartet in Residence' at Trinity College of Music, London.  Also, when in the UK, the Wihan work regularly for the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust, giving concerts to help develop a love of chamber music amongst young people.  

 

CAVATINA has commissioned a 10 minute work entitled 'Cavatina and Moravian Dance'  from Roxanna Panufnik which will be premiered at the Wigmore Hall on Tuesday 26 June.   The rest of the programme will include quartets by Haydn and Mendelssohn and also Dvorak's Piano Quintet Op81 with the outstanding young Czech pianist Martin Kasik.

 

The Wihan Quartet with Martin Kasik, piano

 

Haydn Quartet Op76 No 3 'Emperor

Mendelssohn Quartet Op44 No 2

Dvorak Piano Quintet Op81  with Martin Kasik

Roxanna Panufnik Cavatina and Moravian Dance (World premiere)

Commissioned by the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust

 

July 2                           

The Northern Aldborough Festival, Tel: 01423 871350, 7pm

Rudding Park Hotel, Harrogate, HG3 1JH

Mozart String Quartet No 15 in D minor, K421, Dvorak String Quartet No 11 in C, Op 61, Beethoven String Quartet No 14 in C sharp minor, Op 131 

 

July 13

The Barn, Tel: 01234 713545, 7.30pm

Hill House, Carlton, Beds, MK43 7ND

Haydn String Quartet in D Major Op 64 No 5 ‘The Lark’, Mozart String Quartet in D minor K421 and Schubert String Quartet in A minor D804 ‘Roseamunde’   

                       

July 15                         

Blackthorpe Barn Summer Music, Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, 7.30pm

Wolfe Italian Serenade, Panufnik Quartet N0 3, Shostakovich Quartet No 1, Dvorak Op 105

 

July 19                         

Gower Festival Society, Tel: 01792 475715, 7.30pm

St Teilo's Church, Bishopston, Gower, Wales

Haydn String Quartet in D Major Op 64 No 5 ‘The Lark’, Mozart String Quartet in D minor K421 and Schubert String Quartet in A minor D804 ‘Roseamunde’

 

 

      

 

                         www.wihanquartet.com

 

 

Venue:

116 Long Acre
WC2E 9PA London
United Kingdom

Date

From: 4 May 2007 00:00
To: 19 Jul 2007 00:00

Organizer:

various


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