Winners of the 2007 Royal Philharmonic Music Society chamber music award, the renowned Dante Quartet was founded in 1995, its poetic name reflecting a great, challenging journey. Audiences joining the Quartet on its inspirational travels are always struck by the emotional intensity and engaging personality of its performances. FaurÈís intimate,expressive Quartet and Franckís breakthrough Quartet (the first major French string quartet) come from the end of their lives. After hearing his Quartet performed, Franck remarked that he could now die a happy maní. Theyíre preceded by one of the freshest and most inventive of works by the father of the string quartet, Haydn.
Meet the Artist: 6.45pm
Ticket: £14.50, £12
(£12, £9.50 concessions)
£5.50 Young personëPlaying of spell-binding atmosphereí
BBC Music Magazine