Elias String Quartet

United Kingdom
Elias String Quartet

Friday, November 20, 2015 . 8PM
Elias String Quartet photo by Benjamin Ealovega
Principal People: 

Violin Sara Bitlloch

Violin Donald Grant

Viola Martin Saving

Cello Marie Bitlloch

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The Elias String Quartet is internationally acclaimed as one of the leading ensembles of their generation. Critics are rapturous: “The players are individually brilliant, but their interplay is profound,” lauds The Sunday Times (U.K.). The Strad cites the quartet’s “ability to live and breathe each phrase with an enraptured sensitivity…magic moments abound.”

Their intense and deeply-felt performances also mesmerizing audiences as they travel the globe collaborating with some of the finest musicians and playing in the world’s great halls.

Program

  • Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 42 in C major, Op. 54, No. 2
  • Donald Grant: Arrangements of Scottish Folk Tunes
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9 in C major ("Rasumovsky No. 3"), Op. 59, No. 3

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Video of the Elias String Quartet performing “Beethoven String Quartet Op.133 'Grosse Fuge'”