Thursday 4 October, 7pm
(Approx running time 90 mins including interval)
£22 / £16
Haydn String Quartet op 20 no 5 in F minor
Rory Boyle String Quartet No 2 (Quartetto da Requiem)WORLD PREMIERE
Dvořák String Quartet op 105 in A flat
The concert opens with one of Haydn’s early works in the medium from 1772. He became known as “the father of the string quartet” and this, one of his Sun Quartets, points to his flowering genius. This is followed by a brand new work receiving its world premiere from a wonderful composer based in Ayrshire, Rory Boyle. The recital culminates in a performance of Dvořák’s last string quartet from 1896. This had gestated while he was in America and brings something of that New World magic to his chamber music.