Kuss Quartet

Saturday 14th October 2017, 7:30pm

Pre-concert talk with the artists at 6:30pm

Venue: John Innes Centre

  • Programme:
  • Beethoven: Quartet in D, Op.18 No.3
  • György Kurtág: Officium Breve
  • Schubert: Quartet in G, D.887

The Berlin-based Kuss Quartet plays Beethoven's youthfully exuberant Quartet Op.18 No.3, and the last and largest of Schubert's string quartets. Schubert's ‘heavenly length’, as Schumann called it, affords a strong contrast to the aphoristic style of György Kurtág, who has described his ‘Officium Breve’ as a ‘mini-Requiem to departed friends and colleagues’

Kuss Quartet website

2017 - 2018 Season

Main Series concerts

Chapel concerts


Main Series Calendar

2017

Sept 30: Mark Padmore & Till Fellner

Oct 8: Pavel Haas Quartet

Oct 14: Kuss Quartet

Oct 28: Vienna Piano Trio

Nov 18: Imogen Cooper

Dec 10: Alec Frank-Gemmill, Joe Puglia & Alasdair Beatson

2018

Jan 20/21: Gould Piano Trio: the complete Beethoven piano trios

Jan 27: Quatuor Ébène

Feb 10: Francesco Piemontesi

Feb 18: Haffner Wind Ensemble

Mar 17: Tolga Atalay Ün

Apr 21: Elias Quartet & Navarra Quartet

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