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 email@example.com.
The Jim and Helen Ede Concert: Van Kuijk Quartet
23 November, 8pm (doors at 7.30pm)
Join us for a Chamber Music concert in the Kettle’s Yard house for the Jim and Helen Ede Concert with the Van Kuijk Quartet.
Schubert: String Quartet No.12 in C minor, ‘Quartettsatz’
Édith Canat de Chizy: String Quartet No.5, ‘O God!’ (2020)
Fauré (arr. G Guillon): Four melodies (Les berceaux, Clair de lune, Après une rêve, Mandoline)
Poulenc (arr. J-C Masson): Four melodies (C, Fêtes galantes, Hôtel, Les chemins de l’amour)
Beethoven: String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor Op.131
The Van Kuijk offers its characteristic accuracy of articulation and intonation, along with an observance of the composer’s expressive markings that really makes the music leap off the page.
About Van Kuijk Quartet
Quatuor Van Kuijk’s international accolades boast First, Best Beethoven, and Best Haydn Prizes at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet competition; First Prize, and an Audience Award at the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition; as well as becoming laureates of the Aix-enProvence Festival Academy. They were BBC New Generation Artists from 2015-17, as well as ECHO Rising Stars for the 2017-18 season.
Recording exclusively for Alpha Classics, the ensemble’s debut recording, Mozart, was released to outstanding critical acclaim – CHOC de Classica, DIAPASON D’OR DECOUVERTE. Following celebrated discs of Debussy and Ravel, and Schubert, they continued their ongoing exploration of Mozart with two further releases across 2020.