Piano Series – Carducci Quartet with William Howard
16 November 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm| £18
The Carducci Quartet with William Howard (Piano)
One of the most successful ensembles of their generation, The Carducci Quartet performs over 90 concerts each year, appearing at prestigious venues and festivals across the globe. They have won numerous international competitions and awards,including the Concert Artists Guild Competition (2007 and a Royal Philharmonic Society Award (2016).
They are joined by pianist William Howard for Dvorak’s Piano Quintet, one of the most immediately engaging and beautiful quintets in the whole repertoire.
Beethoven – String Quartet No. 11 in F minor Op.95 Serioso
Philip Glass – String Quartet No. 3 Mishima (1985)
Dvorak – Piano Quintet in A major Op. 81
An internationally renowned Anglo-Irish string quartet based in the UK. The quartet have released a bevy of acclaimed recordings on their own label, Carducci Classics, as well as Signum Classics. Their Naxos recordings of Philip Glass Quartets have had over six million plays on Spotify.
William Howard is one of Britain’s leading pianists, enjoying a career that has taken him to over 40 different countries. He performs regularly at major venues and festivals in the UK and can be heard frequently on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM. He has made over forty CD recordings and premiered several dozen new works by leading composers from the UK and abroad. His highly acclaimed album of Sixteen Love Songs for solo piano was released by Orchid Classics in June 2016 and was the start of a wider project to commission sixteen new piano love songs, which were all premiered in 2016/17 and released on CD in June 2018. Forthcoming engagements include concerts in the USA and the Czech Republic as well as around the UK and the premiere of 24 Preludes and Fugues by Howard Skempton.
Advance Tickets cost £18.00. On the door on the night they will cost £20.00
VERY SORRY FOR ANY DISAPPOINTMENT – THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT
Pre Concert Talk 6.30pm (free to ticket holders for tonight’s performance)
William Howard will give an introduction to the Dvorak Piano Quintet