Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in D minor, Opus 76 No 2, “Fifths”
Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No 4 in D major, Opus 83
Johannes Brahms: String Quartet in A minor, Opus 51 No 2
This internationally acclaimed quartet is a perennial favourite with our audience. The group is regularly resident at Wigmore Hall, London, and was the first quartet inducted into Gramophone Magazine’s first “Hall of Fame.” The group’s irresistible blend of virtuosic technique and engaging personality offers a window into the Hungarian quartet tradition. For its 22nd visit since 1982, the ensemble will play later music by Haydn, an earlier Shostakovich quartet (after last season’s No 11), and a mature Brahms work from 1873.