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String Ensemble

Friday 18 October 2024, 7.30pm
Crawley The Hawth

Schubert String Quartet No.12, ‘Quartettsatz
Shostakovich String Quartet No.1 in C major
Elgar Salut d'Amour
Elgar Chanson de Matin

Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major

Players of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Andrew Storey Violin 
Shana Douglas Violin 
Abigail Fenna Viola 
Roberto Sorrentino Cello 
Katherine Lacy Clarinet

Join a quintet of players from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for an afternoon of chamber music delights.

The concert begins with Schubert's emotive String Quartet No.12, 'Quartettsatz', followed by the powerful String Quartet No.1 in C major by Shostakovich. The romantic Salut d'Amour and Chanson de Matin by Elgar provide a melodic interlude. 

The highlight is Mozart's revered Clarinet Quintet in A major, featuring the extraordinary clarinet skills of RPO Principal Clarinet Katherine Lacy, and showcases Mozart's gift for sublime melodies and ensemble writing.