Aris Quartet with EliSabeth Brauss
Friday 20 September - Stratford Playhouse
Ticket Price: £20.00
Bringing our theme of trios and quartets + 1 to a stirring conclusion, these BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists perform Mendelssohn’s homage to Beethoven, his second quartet, and Shostakovich’s intensely moving 8th, written almost as an epitaph to himself. They are joined by New Generation Artist pianist Elisabeth Brauss to perform Brahms’ great piano quintet.
Piano Quintet in F minor Op.34
“The Aris Quartet are one of the most sensational ensembles of the younger generation.” ARTE
Anna Katharina Wildermuth
Aris Quartet was founded in 2009 and has performed over 450 concerts. The quartet is currently one of the most sought-after ensembles of its generation, with international appearances at major concert halls and leading music festivals. These include the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Liederhalle Stuttgart, the Wigmore Hall London and the Laeiszhalle Hamburg. The Quartet became BBC New Generation Artists in 2018.
Elisabeth is considered one of the most outstanding musicians of her generation and gives regular guest performances internationally. She is also a is a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist. As a solo pianist, she performs with orchestras such as the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Dortmunder Symphoniker and the Bochum Symphony Orchestra.
In 2017 her debut CD was awarded, amongst others, an “Editor’s Choice” by Gramophone Magazine.
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Patron: Henry Seymour, 9th Marquess of Hertford • President: John Lill CBE
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