Hailed for their ‘powerful individuality of sound’ and ‘instinctive singularity of musical intention’ (The Scotsman) whose performances are ‘full of poetry, joy and sorrow’ and ‘realised to such perfection’ (The Observer), the Castalian String Quartet are quickly emerging as one of the most exciting and in-demand quartets on the world stage.


  • Wed 27 Sep 23


    Wigmore Hall


    36 Wigmore Street

    W1U 2BP London


    Dénes Várjon, piano

    W.A. Mozart – Quartet in D minor, K.421

    Béla Bartók – Quartet no. 1, Sz. 40

    Johannes Brahms – Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34


  • Thu 05 Oct 23


    Chichester Chamber Concerts

    Chichester Festival Theatre

    Oaklands Park, Chichester Po19 6AP


    W.A.Mozart – Quartet in D minor, K.421

    Mark-Anthony Turnage – Awake

    Ludwig van Beethoven – Quartet in B flat major, Op. 130 with Grosse Fuge Op. 133

  • Sat 07 Oct 23


    Norwich Chamber Music


    Pre-concert talk by Richard Wigmore at 6.30pm

    John Innes Conference Centre

    Norwich, NR4 7UH



    W.A. Mozart: Quartet in D minor, K.421

    Leoš Janáček: Quartet no. 1 ‘Kreutzer Sonata’

    Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in B flat major Op. 130 with Grosse Fuge Op. 133

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