27 October 2015, 17:30
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Brahms’ mighty quintet for piano and string quartet, one his highest achievements in chamber music.
EnsembleFirmly established as one of the leading quartets of its generation, the Doric String Quartet receives enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics across the globe. Winner of the 2008 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan and 2nd prize at the Premio Paolo Borciani International String Quartet Competition in Italy, the Quartet now performs in leading concert halls throughout Europe including Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Vienna Konzerthaus, Berlin Konzerthaus, Frankfurt Alte Oper, Hamburg Laeiszhalle and De ... Read Full Biography
PianistPianist Alasdair Beatson is highly regarded as a distinctive and vibrant musician. Recent and forthcoming highlights include a sixth solo Wigmore Recital, performances of the complete Beethoven cello sonatas with Pieter Wispelwey, and collaborations with such artists as Adrian Brendel, Philippe Graffin, Anthony Marwood, Alexander Melnikov, the Nash Ensemble and the Doric String Quartet. A new CD released on Claves features Mozart and Stravinsky works for violin and piano with Swiss violinist Esther Hoppe, and joins a solo piano discography... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
Singing Words: Poets and their Songs celebrates the glorious and varied poetry of song and emphasises this unique meeting of words and music. Following the triumph of last year’s ‘The Schubert Project’ and our recent Royal Philharmonic Society Award, we are pleased to present another stellar array of world-renowned artists in the heart of Oxford. Many of the programmes are bas...