Fauré Piano Quartet
23 October 2015, 16:30
Magnus Johnston violin
Timothy Ridout viola
Guy Johnston cello
Tom Poster piano
Four renowned chamber musicians perform Fauré's passionate First Piano Quartet in C minor, as well as two of his intimate shorter works for cello and piano.
CelloGuy Johnston is one of the most exciting British cellists of his generation. His early successes include winning the BBC Young Musician of the Year, the Shell London Symphony Orchestra Gerald MacDonald Award and a Classical Brit. He has performed with many leading international orchestras including the London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, English Chamber Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, Orquestra Sinfonica do Estado de Sao Paulo, Moscow Philharmonic and St Petersburg Symphony. Guy’s mentors have included Steven Doane, Ral... Read Full Biography
Pianist“And what can I say about the excellent Tom Poster? His versatility and unerring sense of what works best marks him out as a musician’s musician and everyone in the business should be beating a path to his door” – MusicWeb International, Cheltenham Festival Tom Poster is internationally recognised as a pianist of outstanding artistry and versatility, equally in demand as soloist and chamber musician across an unusually extensive repertoire. He has been described as “a marvel, [who] can play anything in any st... Read Full Biography
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