When: October 14, 2023 7:30 pm
Where: Clare Hall College

Please note that this event is not organised by the Centre for Music Performance, and as such, the Centre cannot accept any responsibility for inaccuracies in its listing. Any questions or concerns related to the performance and event details should be directed to the ensemble or performers responsible for this event.

Fitzwilliam String Quartet, with Kate Read on the viola

Saturday 14 October at 7.30pm
Clare Hall

Purcell Dances from Dido & Aeneas/The Fairy Queen
Gibbons The Silver Swan (arr Rathbone)
Jonathan Rathbone More Fools Than Wise (2005)
Biber Passacaglia (solo viola)
Haydn Quartet in E flat, Op.76/6
Mozart Quintet in C major, K.515

Fitzwilliam String Quartet
Kate Read viola

String players will often tell you that Mozart’s quintets are far more satisfying than his quartets and Haydn’s quartets are more satisfying than Mozart’s. So this programme allows such views to be judged.

It also enables the quartet to demonstrate its affinity with early music, then it quickly moves into one of the most affecting of the 60+ new works that quartet has introduced, by one of its former members, the director, and transcriber for The Swingles, Jonathan Rathbone.

The concert features violist Kate Read, a member of the Atlantic Quartet, on a tour following the release of her debut solo album, After.

This is a Clare Hall event.

£20 General Admission, £15 Clare Hall members, £10 students and children.

Accessibility details: full step-free access, accessible toilet, lift.
Please note that tickets for Clare Hall’s concerts are non-refundable within 7 days of the event (in this case after 7.30pm on Saturday 24 June 2023).
For any queries, please email music@clarehall.cam.ac.uk