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Rossetti Ensemble, piano quartet

8 February, 8pm (doors at 7.30pm)

Join us for a Chamber Music concert in the Kettle’s Yard house with the Rossetti Ensemble.

This event has passed. £24 (£5 Students)

Programme

Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E flat major Op.16
David Matthews: A Song and Dance Sketchbook
Interval
Dvořák: Piano Quartet No.2 in E flat major Op.87

Reviews

The Rossetti Ensemble gave a scintillating touch of class with performances of works by Dvořák, Mahler and Brahms. The Piano Quartet in G minor by Brahms is on the grandest of scales and was given the full treatment by these wonderful musicians (each one of whom has virtuoso quality). The presto finale was such an exhilarating ride that it provided the perfect coda.

STRATFORD HERALD

About Rossetti Ensemble

The Rossetti Ensemble was created in 2018 from long-standing collaborations between pianist John Lenehan, violinist Sara Trickey, violist Sarah-Jane Bradley and cellist Tim Lowe. Named after Dante Gabriel, the eminent British poet and Pre-Raphaelite artist, the group is passionate about the repertoire of the era and composers who derived inspiration from his work during the late romantic period and early 20th Century. In addition to piano quartets the group is flexible, working with other high profile instrumentalists to produce imaginative and varied programmes.

Recent appearances include the Cambridge IAML Festival, Hertfordshire Festival of Music, Little Missenden Festival, York Chamber Music Festival, William Alwyn Festival, Chester Celebrity Concerts, Cratfield Music, Norwich Chamber Music, Witney Music Club as well as warmly received London concerts at King’s Place and Conway Hall. Forthcoming major concerts include the Kendal Midday Series, Chelthenham and London concerts at Leighton House and the Conway Hall. The group is currently including works commissioned by the Schubert Ensemble under the auspices of their trust to promote these works.

The Rossetti Ensemble’s recording in 3 volumes of the complete chamber works of Austrian composer Robert Furstenthal is available on Toccata Classics. Their most recent recording for Divine Art comprises chamber works by Lydia Kakabadse with double bass player Leon Bosch with whom the group has a regular collaboration.

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Access and Further Information

Please note, for conservation and security reasons, no bags or large coats are allowed in the house. Limited bag storage is available at reception.

This event will take place in the extension of the house which is accessible, with some limitations. The upper part of the ground floor extension area is accessible for wheelchair users and the ground floor extension area of the house is newly accessible for wheelchair users with a ramp. There is no lift to the upper floors of the house. If you call in advance or ask at the information desk we can reserve an accessible seat for you. Please get in touch on 01223 748100 or email mail@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk.

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