Piatti Quartet in Dublin

Piatti Quartet in Dublin

Sunday, 10 March 2024, 12.00pm
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Piatti Quartet
Michael Trainor, violin
Emily Holland, violin
Miguel Sobrinho, viola
Jessie Ann Richardson, cello

Purcell - Chacony (arr. Britten) [1680/1963]
Mendelssohn - Quartet in E flat major Op.12 [1829]
Charlotte Harding - Iorsa [2022]
Moeran - Quartet in E flat [1923]

The Piatti Quartet return for their latest tour for the National String Quartet Foundation with a wide-ranging and entertaining programme. They open with Benjamin Britten’s arrangement for string quartet of Purcell’s memorable and atmospheric Chacony. Mendelssohn’s beautiful E flat quartet was his first published quartet and from the first bars draws the listener into a world of dramatic storytelling. Charlotte Harding’s ‘Iorsa’ evokes the scenic glen on the Isle of Arran while Moeran’s second quartet offers a beguiling world of English and Irish folk song and dance, mixed perhaps with the influence of Debussy.

Part of a nationwide tour supported by the Arts Council and RTÉ Lyric FM

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