Dvořák Piano Quintet: The Albion Quartet & Christopher Glynn
16 October 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
The Albion Quartet was founded in 2016 by four renowned string players, and has quickly established itself as one of today’s leading ensembles. Together with Christopher Glynn, they perform Dvořák’s evergreen Piano Quintet, alongside the Meditation by Josef Suk, who studied with Dvořák and married his daughter.
Josef Suk (1874 - 1935)Meditation on the Old Czech Chorale 'St Wenceslas' (Op. 35a)
Antonín Dvořák (1841 - 1904)
String QuartetFormed 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
PianistChristopher Glynn is a Grammy award-winning pianist and accompanist, working with leading singers, instrumentalists and ensembles in concerts, broadcasts and recordings throughout the world. He is also Artistic Director of the Ryedale Festival, programming around 60 events each year in the many beautiful and historic venues of Ryedale, North Yorkshire. Described by The Times as ‘a superb accompanist’ and praised in Gramophone for his ‘breathtaking sensitivity’, Chris has performed with singers including Sir Thoma... Read Full Biography
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