Inaugural event

At our inaugural event on 24th October 2011, the Chilingirian Quartet played the Ravel String Quartet in F major and Mozart’s String Quartet no 18 in A major, K464 and, as a bonus following prolonged applause, the minuet and trio from another Mozart quartet, K449.

Chilingirian Quartet

The subsequent reception in the foyer of The Dome, opened by Andrew Comben, chief executive of The Dome and Brighton Festival and then addressed by Mary McKean, chair of Strings Attached, marked both the launch of STRINGS ATTACHED and the 40th anniversary of the Quartet.

Over 200 of us attended the beautiful performances (with many commenting on the effectiveness of the acoustic qualities of the Corn Exchange when set ‘in the round’), enjoyed the convivial conversation with fellow chamber music lovers and the performers, and were treated to a glass of wine and tasty canapes.   Strings Attached signed up yet more new members and looks forward to a healthy and useful life!

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  1. It’s just terrific that Levon Chilingirian has agreed to be the President of Strings Attached. I recall with immense gratitude all those wonderful concerts in the Gardner Centre when the Chilingirians were the quartet in residence at Sussex University in the 1970s. It was they who introduced me to the beauty of the string quartet and I look forward very much to their anniversary concert on the 24th October in the Brighton Dome Corn Exchange.

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