In 2017 the charismatic Carducci celebrate their 20th anniversary with a series of concerts in Shropshire that will include three of Beethoven’s string quartet masterpieces, alongside works by composers who were hugely inspired by his genius. Director of Shropshire Music Trust, Kate Hogwood said: “The Carducci String Quartet will be joined by distinguished guest artists and musical colleagues for some inspiring collaborations which proved so popular last season. The first concert in the series will be by the wonderful pianist Simon Callaghan, who will be taking the audience on a musical journey from Beethoven’s stormy ‘Serioso’ quartet and Shostakovich’s cryptic 11th quartet written in 1966, to Brahms’ epic piano quintet masterpiece. Later concerts feature star-clarinettist Julian Bliss and the well-known actor Crawford Logan in a final unique and illuminating programme event exploring Beethoven and his music. The Carducci will also be working in primary schools"
at 3pm on Sunday 26th March Tickets online: www.ticketsource.co.uk/smt , by phone from Ticketsource 0333 666 3366, or by phone, post and in person from Windband, 9 Greyfriars Road, Shrewsbury SY3 7EN 01743 367482
The Maidment Hall, Shrewsbury School, Shropshire SY3 7BA
Sunday 26 Mar 2017
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