Mia Cooper violin
Siobhán Doyle violin
David Kenny viola
William Butt, cello (replacing Christopher Ellis)
with Christopher Marwood cello
John Kinsella ‘On hearing Purcell and Shostakovich at Bantry House - June 2008’
Schubert String quintet in C major
The Lir Quartet are back for their sixth tour for the Foundation and for these concerts they are led by Mia Cooper and joined by cellist Christopher Marwood for Schubert’s legendary string quintet. The programme opens with Mendelssohn’s dramatic A minor quartet and one of John Kinsella’s short, virtuosic and entertaining works for string quartet.