KPQ

Kettering Piano Quartet


Concert 23 September 2018

Emma McGrath (violin), William Newbery (viola), Brett Rutherford (cello), Jennifer Marten-Smith (piano)

Schumann and Beethoven

Kettering Piano Quartet
1842 was Robert Schumann’s great chamber music year. He completed three string quartets, his immortal piano quintet and directly after the quintet his inspired piano quartet. Artistically every bit the equal of the quintet but with a more noticeable structural influence from Beethoven, KPQ has paired Schumann’s piano quartet with Beethoven’s Piano Quartet Op 16. A work so good Beethoven published it twice. Join the Kettering Piano Quartet for an afternoon of music par excellence.

Programme:

  • Piano Quartet in E-flat major Op 16 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
  • Piano Quartet in E flat Op 47 – Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Sunday 23 September 2018, 2pm
Farrall Centre, Friends School, Hobart
Tickets online, at the TSO box office, or at the door. $25 (15 concession, 10 student)

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