Fri 20 Nov 2020
8:00pm | €10
Fri 20 Nov 2020
8:00pm | €10
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The Vanbrugh Quartet was based in Cork from 1986 to 2017 and gave close to three thousand concerts worldwide as well as releasing more than thirty CDs of repertoire ranging from the complete Beethoven quartets to many contemporary Irish works. Members of the Vanbrugh Quartet come together once more to take part in this unique celebration of Beethoven’s music. They will present the charming and witty G major quartet Op.18 No.2, written in 1800, and the glorious E flat quartet Op.74 from 1809, the same year as the ‘Emperor’ piano concerto and a year which saw Vienna bombarded and occupied by Napoleon.

Vanbrugh Quartet

Keith Pascoe
Elizabeth Charleson
Simon Aspell
Christopher Marwood


Beethoven – Quartet in G major Op.18, No.2
Beethoven – Quartet in E flat major Op.74 ‘The Harp’

To view the programme notes, click here.

Please note: ticketholders will have 50 hours to view the performance, starting from 8pm on Friday 20 November 2020.

The Beethoven String Quartets – Autumn Season

Triskel Arts Centre is delighted to present, in association with the National String Quartet Foundation, a season of quartets featuring performances of Beethoven’s string quartets in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth.

Vanbrugh Quartet Friday 20 November at 8pm
Vanbrugh Quartet Friday 4 December at 8pm
Ficino Quartet Friday 11 December at 8pm
2020 Quartet Friday 18 December at 8pm

See more info at The Beethoven String Quartets – Autumn Season

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