Serena Canin (violin), Mark Steinberg (violin), Misha Amory (viola), Nina Lee (cello)
Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. “Passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding,” raves the London Independent; the New York Times extols its “luxuriously warm sound [and] yearning lyricism”; the Philadelphia Inquirer praises its “seemingly infallible instincts for finding the center of gravity in every phrase and musical gesture”; and The Times (London) opines, “the Brentanos are a magnificent string quartet…”.
Dvořák and the American Identity
Spiritual: Deep River
Dvořák. Quartet in A flat Op.105
Dvořák. Lento from Quartet in F, Op.96 (‘American’)
William Grant Still. The Quiet One from Lyric Quartet
Ives. Quartet No.1, Prelude
George Walker. Lyric for Strings
Steven Mackey. “I've Grown So Ugly”
Spirituals: Go Down Moses; Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Pre-concert talk by Richard Wigmore at 2.00pm
Listen to clips of performances of Schubert, Beethoven, Mozart and Mackey on the quartet's website.
Priority booking opens 1 August 2022
General booking opens 22 August 2022