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'Midnight Spires' Premiere /Castalian String Quartet /Cheltenham Music Festival

  • Pittville Pump Room Cheltenham United Kingdom (map)

Castalian String Quartet

Haydn Quartet in D minor, Op.76 No 2 ‘Fifths’
Fanny Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat
Grace-Evangeline Mason Midnight Spires (World Premiere)
Beethoven String Quartet No 8 in E minor, Op.59 No 2 ‘Razumovsky’

Beethoven’s immense and startlingly original Razumovsky quartet is contrasted with the sunny disposition of Fanny Mendelssohn’s, and the creative ambition of Haydn’s. Royal Philharmonic Society award winner Grace-Evangeline Mason completes the quartet of composers, making for a compelling recital from the Castalian String Quartet. Having scooped up several major awards, this exciting ensemble is already in great demand all over the world.