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Haydn & Mendelssohn: The Doric String Quartet

26 October 2016, 17:30


Recital


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



The Doric String Quartet are especially acclaimed for their performances of Haydn, who was such a strong influence on Schumann's chamber music. They perform Haydn's Quartet in B flat, Op. 64 no. 3 and Mendelssohn's Quartet in E flat, Op. 44 no. 3.

See the Doric String Quartet joined with the Tagus String Quartet for their performance of Mendelssohn Octet at Headington School on 25th October.

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

The Doric Quartet

The Doric Quartet

Ensemble

Firmly 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

This event is part of a series:

The Schumann Project

The Schumann Project: 14-29 October 2016 The fifteenth Oxford Lieder Festival will be the Schumann Project, a unique survey of Schumann's complete songs. The Schumann Project will explore Schumann's life and times, his friends and contemporaries, his influences and his legacies, and his literary and artistic interests. This two-week feast of song will feature Oxford Lieder's trad...