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.

Concerts

  • Tue 11 Feb 20

    Venue

    Jersey Arts Centre

    8pm

    Phillips Street, St Helier
    Jersey JE2 4SW

    Programme

    Daniel Lebhardt, piano

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

    Brahms – Quartet in B flat, Op. 67

    Schumann – Piano Quintet in E flat, Op. 44

  • Fri 14 Feb 20

    Venue

    ‘Meet the Ensemble’ at Guildhall School

    6pm

    Silk Street, Barbican

    London EC2Y 8DT

    Programme

    Janacek – Quartet in E minor ‘Kreutzer Sonata’

    Brahms – Quartet in B flat, Op. 67

  • Wed 19 Feb 20

    Venue

    Saddleworth Concert Society

    7:30pm

    Millgate Arts Centre

    Lancashire, OL35DY

    Programme

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

    Janacek – Quartet in E minor ‘Kreutzer Sonata’

    Brahms – Quartet in B flat, Op. 67

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