Saddleworth Concerts Society

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The Elias String Quartet

Oct 12, 2016

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Alexander Panfilov, piano

Dec 7, 2016

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The Diverso String Quartet

Feb 8, 2017

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The Chris Holmes Jazz Trio, with John Hallam

Apr 5, 2017

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Haydn: String Quartet in D op.76 no.5
Bartok: String Quartet no. 4
Brahms: String Quartet no. 2 in A minor

The Elias String Quartet

Oct 12, 2016

The Elias String Quartet formed at the Royal Northern College of Music where they worked closely with the late Dr. Christopher Rowland and later became Junior Fellows and Associate Quartet. The quartet was chosen to participate in BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists’ scheme and was also a recipient of a 2010 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award. They have performed at some of the world’s most prestigious chamber venues, including New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Washington Library of Congress, the Vienna Musikverein, the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and the Wigmore Hall in London. They recently returned to the US for a tour with Jonathan Biss, visiting Napa Valley, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Kansas City and New York. The 2013–14 season saw the Quartet take on three major tours of the USA, Australia and Sweden as well as further performances across Europe in Vienna, Salzburg, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Bonn, Venice and Padua. For four years they were resident String Quartet at Sheffield’s Music in the Round as part of Ensemble 360, taking over from the Lindsay Quartet.