Castalian String Quartet
Haydn Quartet in D minor, Op.76 No 2 ‘Fifths’
Fanny Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat
Grace-Evangeline Mason New work (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.