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Newcastle Chamber Music Society 2017/18
Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Dvorak are among the composers who have written some of their greatest music for small groups, and many top soloists such as Janine Jansen and Martha Argerich, as well as talented amateurs, go out of their way to play this rich repertoire.
After over a century of searching for the perfect acoustic, the Newcastle Chamber Music Society has found it across the river at Sage Two!
The newcomers this season are the prizewinning young Castalian Quartet, formed in 2011 and already in great demand.
Paul Barritt, former leader of Northern Sinfonia, brings his Zimro trio in a varied programme featuring Mozart’s ‘Kegelstatt’ trio for viola, clarinet and piano. Other ensembles are returning by popular demand – the Michelangelo Quartet includes the worldrenowned Nobuko Imai on viola and the legendary Borodin Quartet (formed in 1945, with Rostropovich as its founding cellist) returns to end the season in true Russian style.
For a series subscription saving £34 contact the Newcastle Chamber Music Society:
Tickets for individual concerts available from Sage Gateshead. Students aged 16 or under can bring an accompanying adult free – quote the student’s school and date of birth at the Ticket Office.
The doyen of Russian chamber music ensembles, which was formed in 1945 and worked closely with...
Past events in this festival
Newcastle International Chamber Music Series. Tickets for individual concerts available from Sage...
A Mozart classic, surrounded by the lesser-known and the new, ending with a rarely-played romantic...
Paul Barritt, former Northern Sinfonia leader, brings a varied programme centred on Mozart's...
A central European journey from Hungary, via Romania to Bohemia, with a transatlantic flavour from...