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Coffee Concerts Second Season 2012 – 2013

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Second Season 2012 – 2013

Modigliani Quartet
10 March 2013
Programme notes by Chris Darwin
Review by Andrew Polmear
Beethoven String Quartet in F major, Op.135
Ravel String Quartet in F major

Bennewitz Quartet
17 February 2013
Programme notes by Chris Darwin
Review by Andrew Polmear
Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K.458 ‘The Hunt’
Dvorak Cypresses for string quartet
Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor ‘From my life’

Britten Sinfonia
20 January 2013
Programme notes by Chris Darwin
Review by Andrew Polmear
Richard Rodney Bennett Tom O’Bedlam’s Song
Poulenc Elegie (in memory of Dennis Brain)
Gerald Barry Jabberwocky (world premiere tour)
Walton Three Songs (words Edith Sitwell)
– Daphne; Through Gilded Trellises; Old Sir Faulk
Britten Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain
Mark Padmore, tenor; Caroline Dearnley, cello;
Huw Watkins, piano; Richard Watkins, horn.

Heath Quartet
16 December 2012
Live recording
Programme notes by Chris Darwin
Review by Andrew Polmear
Mozart String Quartet in E flat K.428
Britten Three Divertimenti for string quartet (1936)
Tchaikovsky String Quartet No.3

Aquinas Piano Trio
18 November 2012
Programme notes by Chris Darwin
Review by Andrew Polmear
Rachmaninov Elegiac Trio
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 66
Dvorak Piano Trio in F minor, Op. 65

Endymion Ensemble
28 October 2012
Updated programme notes by Chris Darwin
Review by Richard Amey
Review by Andrew Polmear
Philip Venables ‘K’ (written as a prelude to the Mozart)
Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major K.581
Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

Castalian Quartet
7 October 2012        Annual launch concert
Programme notes by Chris Darwin
Review by Andrew Polmear
Haydn Quartet in E flat major, Op.64 No.6
Beethoven Quartet No.11 in F minor, Op.95
Dvorak Quartet No.11 in C major, Op.61

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