classical music

Music for Viola Ensemble

Part of Classical Season 2019/20

Bask in rich tones at a free recital of viola works by Bowen, Bach, Schubert and Jacob.

Bach’s Chaconne – ‘a whole world of the deepest thoughts and most powerful feelings’, according to Brahms – is here arranged for four violas.

The programme culminates in Gordon Jacob’s many-textured Suite for 8 violas, written to mark English violist Lionel Tertis’ centenary in 1976.

The concert is programmed by Yukiko Ogura, Principal Viola of the Philharmonia Orchestra, ahead of the Orchestra’s evening concert.

Performers

Players from the Philharmonia Orchestra

Repertoire

Bowen: Fantasia (Fantasie Quartet) in E minor for 4 violas, Op.41 No.1
JS Bach: Chaconne from Partita No.2 in D minor, BWV.1004 arr. Nodaira for 4 violas
Schubert: Erlkönig, D.328 arr. Max Baillie for 8 violas
G. Jacob: Suite for 8 violas

Dates & times

2 Apr 2020
Approximate run time: 45 mins
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    • Thu 2 April 2020
      • 6:00 pm

where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

Free

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