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Piano Quintet: Gildas String Quartet & Sholto Kynoch

17 October 2016, 17:30


Recital


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



Schumann's piano quintet in E flat, Op. 44, is one of the most popular pieces of the chamber music repertoire, and was an instant hit when it was first performed in 1843. Fast-rising stars, the Gildas Quartet join Festival director Sholto Kynoch for a performance of this most uplifting work.

The Gildas Quartet will also be playing at the Ashmolean Museum on 20th October. Click here for full details of this event.

Festal supper will be available from 6:30pm every evening (except Thursday 20th). Enjoy a delicious hot main meal and side dish between the afternoon and evening recitals for just £11. Our food partners this year are the Vaults & Garden Café, The Oxford University Club, and St Stephen’s House. Please book by midnight the day before by clicking here.


Artist Portrait

Gildas Quartet

Gildas Quartet

Quartet

Artist Portrait

Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch

Pianist

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in chamber music and song accompaniment. In addition to a busy performance schedule and a fast-growing discography, he is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, the UK’s most renowned song festival, which recently won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award. In recent years he has appeared at London’s Wigmore Hall, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, the Opéra de Lille... Read Full Biography

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