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Friends of Music – Elias String Quartet
February 8, 2017 at 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ELIAS STRING QUARTET
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Dixon Hall, 8:00 PM
Elias String Quartet is internationally acclaimed as one of the leading ensembles of its generation. Known for intense and vibrant performances, the quartet has travelled the globe collaborating with some of the finest musicians and playing in the world’s great halls. In 2015 the Elias Quartet completed its Beethoven Project, performing and recording the complete string quartets of Beethoven, which were performed in eleven major venues in the UK and broadcast by BBC Radio 3. The Quartet has also recorded the cycle for the “Wigmore Hall Live” record label. (Photo: David Shapiro)
“The lyrical third movement was played so majestically that it moved this critic to tears, the human longing of Beethoven’s prayer being played with such sensitivity and vulnerability.”
THE HERALD (City Halls, Glasgow)