Albion String Quartet
FRIDAY 20th JULY 2018
ABOUT THE ALBION QUARTET
Suk: Meditation on the Old Czech Hymn St Wenceslas Op. 35
Dvorak: String Quartet No 10 in Eb major, Op 51 ‘Slavonic’
Beethoven: String Quartet No 10 in Eb major, Op 74 ‘Harp’
Tamsin Waley-Cohen – violin
Emma Parker – violin
Rosalind Ventris – viola
Nathaniel Boyd – cello
A shared belief in the visceral, communicative power of the string quartet has brought together four outstanding performers of their generation to form the Albion Quartet. With a wealth of experience in some of the UK’s foremost ensembles between, they have enjoyed numerous competition successes between them, including first prize winners of the Melbourne and Florence International Chamber Music Competitions, awards from the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, Borletti-Buitoni Trust and ECHO Rising Stars. The members regularly perform in halls across the globe including Konzerthaus Berlin, Musikverein Wien, Philharmonie Paris and Cologne, and Carnegie Hall.
Forthcoming engagements include recitals at Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam and the Aldeburgh Festival, as well as a residency at London’s King’s Place in the 2017/18 season.