Esposito Quartet in Listowel

Esposito Quartet in Listowel

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 8.00pm
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Esposito Quartet
Mia Cooper, violin
Anna Cashell, violin
Joachim Roewer, viola
William Butt, cello

Haydn - Quartet Op.17 No.5 [1771]
Kinsella - Quartet No.3 [1977]
Rhiannon Giddens - At the purchaser's option [2016]
Brahms - Quartet in B flat major Op.67 [1875]

The Esposito Quartet is one of our musical treasures, four extraordinary musicians who have been playing as a quartet since 2010. For this tour they feature one of John Kinsella’s finest works, his third quartet, written in 1977 during the final illness of his first wife. Grammy award-winning Rhiannon Giddens’ At the purchaser's option is based on a song from her album Freedom Highway and is one of the Kronos Quartet’s 50 for the Future, an eclectic collection of new works for string quartet. The concerts open with yet another entertaining quartet by Haydn and end with one of Brahms’ most exuberant and joyful works, his B flat major quartet Op.67.

Part of a National String Quartet Foundation tour supported by the Arts Council and RTE Lyric FM

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