The Fitzwilliam String Quartet – Illustrated Talk on Schubert Quartet in G major D.887

A fascinating opportunity to learn about one of the pieces in tonight’s concert performance at Glasserton Church.

Tuesday 30 July : 10.30am

At The Swallow Theatre

Tickets : £5 tea / coffee included

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The Swallow Theatre Association are delighted to welcome back The Fitzwilliam String Quartet.  The quartet, named after Fitzwilliam College Cambridge, gave their first performance 50 years ago.  This makes them one of the longest established string quartets in the world – and possibly unique in having reached this milestone with an original player still on board! An extensive diary of celebratory events started in 2018 and continues till 2020.  Last October the quartet were appointed quartet-in-residence at University of St Andrews Music Centre.

Three events will be held:-

Monday 29 July 2019 – 7.30pm – at Isle of Whithorn Church
SCHUBERT Sehnsucht, D.636
Quartet in C minor, D.703 (with Andante completed by Brian Newbould)
SHOSTAKOVICH  Quartet No.14
HAYDN Quartet in D minor, Op.76/2 (Fifths)

Tuesday 30 July 2019 – 10.30am – at The Swallow Theatre
An illustrated talk on Schubert’s Quartet in G major, D.887

Tuesday 30 July 2019 – 7.30pm – at Glasserton Church
MOZART Ave Verum Corpus, K.618
Quartet in D major, K.575 (Prussian)
SCHUBERT Quartet in G major, D.887

Tickets are £14 per evening concert (or £13 for Friends of The Swallow Theatre when booked at least 28 days in advance)

Two concert offer! Buy both evening concerts together for £25 (Early Bird – £23)

Tickets for the illustrated talk (which will last approximately 90 mins) are £5 and include tea/coffee.

Duration : 90 Minutes