String quartet to play Viennese music at Harpenden church

PUBLISHED: 10:03 25 September 2011

Arbutus String Quartet

Arbutus String Quartet

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VIENNA’S finest comes to Harpenden next Thursday, when the Arbutus String Quartet perform Mozart and Haydn.

Local professional violinist Miles Golding and his three colleagues form the quartet who will perform at St Nicholas’ Parish Church on September 29.

Opening with Mozart’s first quartet, written when he was just 14, the initial piece explores the astonishing range of colour and emotions from the opening rhapsodic adagio to the bubbling rondo. Haydn’s 3rd Prussian Quartet is the second piece in the programme which is then closed by one of the set of six that Mozart dedicated to his friend Haydn.

To view the full programme visit www.milesgolding.com/events.html. The evening commences at 8pm and tickets are £12, £5 for students and available at the door or from the parish office. Alternatively, Miles can be contacted on 01582 461572 for tickets or further information. The price includes interval refreshments.

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