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Strand Chamber Music Series 2023/4 (Concert 8) - Medea Quartet
Strand Chamber Music Series 2023/4 (Concert 8) - Medea Quartet

Strand Chamber Music Series 2023/4 (Concert 8) - Medea Quartet

St Mary Le Strand Church

London

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Enjoy the eighth concert in this exceptional new series of nine dates of outstanding chamber music in the beautiful candlelit venue of St Mary le Strand.  A unique opportunity to experience some of the UK's leading chamber music artists, the series will cover a broad spectrum of repertoire from ensemble works by Beethoven, Ravel and Debussy to exquisite early vocal works by John Mundy, John Dowland and William Byrd along with 20th Century works for Saxophone quartet.  St Mary le Strand is a stunning and intimate venue, the perfect setting for this musical experience. There are also many bars and restaurants nearby to complete your evening. This concert features the exceptional talents of the Medea Quartet Mira Marton - Violin Clara Mezzanatto - Violin Joanna Patrick - Viola  Ada Guarneri  - Cello Programme  String Quartet in D Major Op.18 No.3 - Beethoven String Quartet F Major - Ravel About the Medea String Quartet Drawn together from a young age by a love for string quartet playing, Clara Mezzanatto and Ada Guarneri performed for many years in the same string quartet in their native Italy having met at the Xenia Chamber Music Course. Now based in London, they formed the Medea String Quartet in 2020 with English violist Joanna Patrick and violinist Mira Marton under the aegis of Simon Rowland-Jones in Royal College of Music. The quartet has received coaching from members of the Chilingirian, Endellion, Kuss and Castalian String Quartet. They gave the world premiereof ‘Bakekujira’ by Italian composer Laura Marconi and have already given numerous recitals in the United Kingdom and Europe at venues and festivals including Wigmore Hall and InternationalMusical Artistry Goslar. Upcoming performances in 2023 include West Road Concert Hallin Cambridge for the Hans Keller Forum and Wells Maltings as part of the North Norfolk Winter Music Festival.In 2022 the Quartet was awarded the Fondazione Olly scholarship at Accademia Perosi and has been selected for InternationalMusical Artistry Goslar, Le Dimore del Quartetto network,Chamber Studio, London and MERITA Platform.

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Opens Fri 8th Mar at 6:00 PM (GMT)
London, London, WC2R 1ES, United Kingdom
St Mary Le Strand Church