Britain’s leading young chamber ensemble, the Elias String Quartet, brings its phenomenal sound to Australia in August. These history-making performances include the latest instalment in the Quartet’s immense undertaking to play through the complete Beethoven cycle, in concerts including his op 59 no 2, alongside a masterpiece from Haydn and an exuberant world premiere from Matthew Hindson.
String Quartet in F major, op 77 no 2
Matthew HINDSON (born 1968)
String Quartet no 2 (World Premiere) (2013)
Commissioned for Musica Viva Australia by Julian Burnside, AO QC
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN
String Quartet no 8 in E minor, op 59 no 2 ‘Razumovsky’
“Few quartets at any stage of their evolution have this much personality”