Villiers Quartet - Concert Series 2017

Villiers Quartet

Nottingham High School Ensemble in Residence

James Dickinson – Violin
Tamaki Higashi – Violin
Carmen Flores – Viola
Nick Stringfellow - Cello

Wednesday 25th January, 7:30pm

 

“Twilight in Vienna”

 

Schubert – Quartettsatz

Mozart – Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581, with Matthew Glendening, clarinet

Webern – Langsamer Satz (1905)

Brahms – Quartet Op. 51, No. 1 in C minor

 

In an exquisite evening of music by Viennese composers, the Villiers Quartet explore the compelling world of musical transformation in central Europe: from the elegant contours of Schubert to the luminous sounds of pre-war composer Anton Webern; from the joyous music of Mozart's Clarinet Quintet - performed with Nottingham HS alum Matthew Glendening - to the symphonic chords of the Brahms quartets.


Ticket Prices:  

Standard (£12.50);  Concession (£9.00); Free to Nottingham High School Students



Wednesday 17th May, 7:30pm

 

“Music of the Fairest Isle”

 

Henry Purcell - Fantasias

Elgar – Quartet in E minor, Op. 83

Delius – Late Swallows

Bridge - Piano Quintet in D minor, with Sally Pinkas, piano

 

The Villiers Quartet celebrates the rich musical tradition of England in this programme of seminal works by English composers, including works by Purcell, Delius, Elgar, and a rare performance of the masterful Frank Bridge Piano Quintet in D minor. This evening also marks the release of the Villiers Quartet's landmark CD recording for Naxos of the Delius & Elgar Quartets – join them for this celebratory event!


Ticket Prices:  

Standard (£12.50);  Concession (£9.00); Free to Nottingham High School Students


 

Sunday, 21st May, 3:00pm

 

“Russian Masterworks”

 

Tchiakovsky – Quartet in D Major, No. 1, Op. 11

Shostakovich – Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73

 

This afternoon concert showcases the works of two masterpieces from the Russian repertoire: Tchiakovsky's Quartet in D Major, which features the famous Andante Cantabile movement, and the blistering Third Quartet by Shostakovich. The audience are invited to join the musicians after the concert for coffee and tea.

 

Ticket Prices:  

Standard (£10.00);  Concession (£7.00); Free to Nottingham High School Students

 

The Villiers Chamber Music Course

Sunday, 21st May, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The 'Music Course' is open for students and adult amateur musicians, before the  "Russian Masterworks" concert.

For more information please contact music@nottinghamhigh.co.uk to book, simply include the Master Class fee of £25 with your concert ticket booking.


** SPECIAL CONCERT PROMOTION**

Book all three concerts in the promotional bundle:

Standard tickets: £30  (saving £5)

Concession tickets: £20 (saving £5)

Venue

Recital Hall
Djanogly Music School
Nottingham High School

Waverley Mount

Nottingham

NG7 4ED

Contact Details:

Michelle Taylor