The Castalian String Quartet was the recipient of the inaugural Merito String Quartet Award & Valentin Erben Prize and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award in 2018. Highlights this season include a complete Brahms and Schumann chamber music cycle at Wigmore Hall, their Carnegie Hall debut and taking part in the Simmenauer International Beethoven Quartet Cycle.


  • Sun 23 Feb 20


    Brighton Coffee Concerts


    Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

    Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9RH



    Schumann – Quartet in F, Op. 41 No. 2

    Janacek – Quartet in E minor ‘Kreutzer Sonata’

    Brahms – Quartet in B flat, Op. 67

  • Wed 26 Feb 20


    Wigmore Hall


    36 Wigmore St

    London W1U 2BP


    Cedric Tiberghien, piano

    Schumann – Quartet in F, Op. 41 no. 1

    Brahms – Quartet in B, Op. 67

    Schumann – Piano Quintet in E flat, Op. 44

  • Fri 28 Feb 20
    Sun 01 Mar 20


    Askham Hall Music Festival

    Schumann Weekend

    Askham, Penrith CA10 2PF


    Noam Greenberg, piano

    Schumann – Kinderszenen Op. 15

    Schumann – Violin Sonata A minor, Op. 105

    Schumann – String Quartet in A, Op. 41 no. 3

    Schumann – Papillons Op. 2

    Schumann – Canonic Studies Op. 56 arr. for Piano Trio

    Schumann – String Quartet in A minor, Op. 41 no. 1

    Schumann – Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 110

    Schumann – Piano Quintet in E flat, Op. 44


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