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55. Beethoven Op. 130: Albion Quartet

21 October 2019, 17:30 - 18:20


Concert

Chamber Music Early Evening


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



The electrifying Albion Quartet - who gave a stunning performance of the Dvořák Piano Quintet with Christopher Glynn at the 2018 Festival - play Beethoven’s late masterpiece, the String Quartet in B flat major Op.130. They perform it with Beethoven’s original finale, the famous ‘Grosse Fuge’, that is still as arresting today as it was when it was first heard in 1826.


Watch the Albion Quartet perform the first movement of Haydn's String Quartet Op.64 no.4:


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Artist Portrait

The Albion Quartet

The Albion Quartet

String Quartet

Formed in 2016, the Albion Quartet brings together four of the UK’s exceptional young string players who are establishing themselves rapidly on the international stage. Having previously made their debuts at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam as well as the Auditorium du Louvre in Paris, the 2018/19 season saw the Albion Quartet’s debuts at the Wigmore Hall and at Town Hall/Symphony Hall Birmingham, as well as the release of the first disc of their Dvořák cycle for Signum records. They also continued their residency at London&... Read Full Biography

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