Jonathan Harvey String Quartet no. 2
Wolfgang Rihm String Quartet no. 13 (UK première)
Paul Archbold Nine memos for string quartet (world première)
two works selected from the Arditti Quartet international call for new works for string quartet
As a cellist himself, Jonathan Harvey offers a personal insight into the rich sonorities to be discovered in the string quartet ensemble. The Arditti Quartet perform the second quartet this evening and introduce the fourth quartet tomorrow afternoon. As part of the celebrations for Wolfgang Rihm's 60th birthday, the concert brings the new 13th quartet to London.
Part of Total Immersion: Jonathan Harvey