Coffee Concerts 2022/23 Season
Our monthly Sunday morning chamber concerts are back at Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts.
In Association with Strings Attached. Supported by Andrew & Margaret PolmearSee More from Series
- Sun 20 Nov 2022
- Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA)
Rebecca Clarke Two Pieces for String Quartet: Comodo e amabile and Poem
Fauré Piano Quartet No.1 in C minor Op.15
Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor Op.84
Ruth Rogers violin
Nicky Sweeney violin
Caroline Harrison viola
Peter Adams cello
Joanna MacGregor piano
A beautiful programme bringing together the English romantics Rebecca Clarke and Edward Elgar, with Parisian glamour in between. Elgar’s beautiful Quintet was conceived in 1918 in the rural seclusion of Fittleworth in West Sussex, after a period of illness. His wife heard ‘wood magic’ in this music, and it pairs sensitively with Rebecca Clarke’s two pieces for string quartet – music of inspiration and poetic sensibility. In between, youthful Fauré, music of ardour and love.
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