Carducci Quartet

Carducci Quartet

Saturday, 20 October 2018, 1.00pm

Autumn Quartet Series

The versatile and award-winning Anglo-Irish Carducci Quartet was founded in 1997 and has won numerous international competitions, including the Concert Artists Guild Competition 2007 and Finland’s Kuhmo International Chamber Music Competition 2004.
Their Naxos recordings of Philip Glass’ Quartets have had over six million plays on Spotify and they will play his popular third quartet in this programme alongside two classical masterpieces – Beethoven’s early, stormy, C minor quartet, and Mendelssohn’s late, tragic, F minor quartet. Donnacha Dennehy’s intriguing ‘Pushpulling’ from 2007 completes a compelling programme.
Matthew Denton, violin

Michelle Fleming, violin
Eoin Schmidt-Martin, viola
Emma Denton, cello
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18
Donnacha Dennehy: ‘Pushpulling’
Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 3 ‘Mishima’
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80

Presented by Triskel Arts Centre in association with the National String Quartet Foundation
The National String Quartet Foundation is committed to bringing live chamber music to audiences throughout Ireland and to creating and supporting performance opportunities for Irish musicians. This autumn series at Triskel offers recitals by four top flight quartets playing a wide variety of music from the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. The series forms part of a nationwide season which presents eight string quartets, all based in Ireland or with Irish connections, in more than thirty concerts.

Full details are at

Season ticket €42/€33 + €1 booking fee on each ticket


Published on 14 September 2018

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