Carducci String Quartet
United Reformed Church on Tuesday 14th March 2023 at 7:30 pm
Haydn : String Quartet Op. 76/4 “Sunrise”
Mendelssohn : String Quartet Op. 80
Beethoven : String Quartet Op. 59/2
Matthew Denton – Violin
Michelle Fleming – Violin
Eoin Schmidt-Martin – Viola
Emma Denton – Cello
An internationally renowned Anglo-Irish string quartet based in the UK, the versatile and award-winning Carducci String Quartet has performed everything from brand new quartets, classic works by Haydn, complete Shostakovich cycles, and even partnered with folk-rock icon Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull. Founded in 1997, the ensemble has won numerous international competitions, including Concert Artists Guild International Competition USA 2007 and First Prize at Finland’s Kuhmo International Chamber Music Competition 2004.
Described by The Strad as presenting “a masterclass in unanimity of musical purpose, in which severity could melt seamlessly into charm, and drama into geniality″, the Carducci Quartet is recognised as one of today’s most successful string quartets.