10 January 2018

Wednesday 31 January 2018, 7pm
Amey Theatre, Abingdon School

Abingdon School is eagerly anticipating the return visit of the internationally acclaimed Fitzroy Quartet. The Quartet will be giving a chamber music workshop to students followed by an evening concert that is open to the public with music by Haydn, Bartók and Beethoven. The programme includes the Beethoven Opus 74, with which the quartet recently won the Beethoven Prize at the International Chamber Music Competition at the Penderecki Centre in Luslawice, Poland.

Formed in 2014 at the Royal Academy and comprising musicians from Italy, Spain and the UK, the quartet are currently ‘Associate Ensemble’ at Birmingham Conservatoire where they receive tuition from, Oliver Wille. This year they have also worked closely with Krzysztof Chorzelski of the Belcea Quartet as artists on the Belcea Quartet Charitable Trust.

The quartet have won many awards and competitions including First Prize in the Cavatina Intercollegiate Chamber Music Competition, First Prize in the Wolf Wolffinsohn Quartet Competition, the St Peter’s Eaton Square Prize and the Sir John Barbirolli Prize. The quartet had a busy 2017 performing throughout the world in Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Poland and South Africa.

Tickets: £10.00 adults, £5.00 students/children, Family £22

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