International Concert Series: Danish String Quartet

International Concert Series: Danish String Quartet

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 8.00pm

Renowned for its impeccable musicianship, sophisticated artistry, exquisite clarity of ensemble, and an unmatched ability to play as one, the Danish String Quartet make a welcome return to the NCH to perform a unique programme that pairs much-loved works by Schubert, including their own unique arrangement of the well-known Gretchen am Spinnrade or Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel contrasting it with more a contemporary work, in this case Rituals, by Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir which they premiered at Carnegie Hall earlier this year.

Today, the Quartet exude a palpable joy in music-making that has made them one of today’s most highly acclaimed and in-demand string quartets, performing sold-out concert halls around the world.

 – String Quartet in A minor D 804 Rosamunde
Schubert – String Quartet in C minor D703 Quartettsatz
Anna Thorvaldsdottir – Rituals
Schubert – Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118 (arr. Danish String Quartet)

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