Escher Quartet performing in the Rose Studio
Matthew Murphy

Feb. 28, 7:30 PM

Live Stream: Britten II


Escher String Quartet


Britten Quartet No. 3 for Strings, Op. 94 (1975)

Bridge Novelletten for String Quartet (1904)

Birtwistle Selections from Nine Movements for String Quartet (1991–96)

Elgar Quartet in E minor for Strings, Op. 83 (1918)

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'Hearts at Peace, Under an English Heaven' -Rupert Brooke

There is a wealth of string quartet music written by English composers, and this program includes some of the very best, ranging from the lush romantic works of Elgar to the modernist movements by Birtwistle. Frank Bridge was tutor to Britten, teaching him privately from the age of fourteen.