The Vanbrugh & Friends

The Vanbrugh & Friends

Saturday, 5 February 2022, 8.00pm

The Vanbrugh & Friends
Keith Pascoe, violin
Marja Gaynor, violin
Simon Aspell, viola
Ed Creedon, viola
Christopher Marwood, cello

Wolfgang Mozart [1756-1791]
String Quintet in C major K.515 [1787]

Jean Françaix [1912-1997]
String Trio [1933]

Johannes Brahms [1833-1897]
String Quintet No.1 in F major Op.88 [1882]

The Vanbrugh and their guests present two of the greats from the string quintet repertoire, alongside Jean Françaix’s bewitching string trio. Adjectives have been heaped on Mozart’s C major quintet – effortless, elegant , sublime, majestic, joyful, bewitching… call it what you will, they are all testament to its timeless appeal. And then the Brahms F major quintet, written a century later is all of these things and more. Written in the summer of 1882, it was a work that Brahms was particularly fond of, and from the gorgeous opening melody, through the exquisite slow movement, to the high octane finale, it is easy to see why.

Tickets: €20/€18 Conc. + €1 Booking fee

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