|Course:||Chamber Music Weekend with The Vogler and Piatti Quartets and Terry Barfoot|
|Start Date:||17th May 2019|
|End Date:||19th May 2019|
|Res Fee (from):||£443.00|
|Non Res Fee:||£335.00 What's included?|
This weekend is one of the cultural highlights of the year with 4 live performances by internationally renowned musicians, The Vogler Quartet from Berlin.
The themed composer is Mendelssohn, one work in each concert joining with The Piatti Quartet, for what promises to be a memorable occasion, a performance of Felix Menelssohn’s wonderful Octet in E flat minor, Opus 20.
The other featured composers will include Mozart, Schubert, Beethover, Walton, Bach and Symanowski.
Musicologist, Terry Barfoot, will provide an illustrated introductory session on the Friday evenng after dinner, and each concert will be preceded by an analysis, with musical examples of the works to be heard, with full programme notes.
This year all concerts are available for the public to attend on an individual basis
Concerts with the Vogler Quartet
Saturday 18 May 11.30am
The Vogler Quartet will perform 2 works for this morning concert – Mozart String Quartet No. 11 in Eb major K 171 and Mendelssohn Quartet No. 2 in A minor. Opus 13.
Saturday 18 May 8.30pm
For this evening concert, The Vogler Quartet will perform 2 works – Symanowski String Quartet No. 2 Opus 56 and Mendelssohn String Quartet No 6 in F minor Opus 80.
Sunday 19 May 11.30am
For this Sunday morning concert, the Vogler will perform Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 in E minor Opus. 44 and Schubert Quartet No. 14 D810 “Death & The Maiden”.
Sunday 19 May 2.30pm
This is the final concert of the Chamber Music Weekend. The Vogler Quartet from Berlin on their third visit to Dillington, open the programme with a selection from J.S. Bach’s The Art of Fugue followed by The Piatti Quartet performing William Walton’s Quartet in A minor.
After the interval the Quartets will join force to perform wonderful Mendelssohn’s String Octet in Eb Major Opus 20.
This event brings the Chamber Music weekend to an exciting conclusion and has been made possible by generous sponsorship by a group of Dillington Friends.
Terry Barfoot is a well-known figure in the musical life of southern England, who has written widely about music and opera, and is Publications Consultant to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. He has lectured, for example, at the British Library, the Austrian Cultural Forum, Opera Holland Park, the Royal Opera House, the Three Choirs Festival and at Oxford University, where last year he gave a series of lectures on Sibelius. His latest book, a History of Music written for Omnibus Press, was published in October 2014.
Terry is Vice President of the Arthur Bliss Society, the Havant Orchestras, Southampton Music Club and Portsmouth Baroque Choir, and an Honorary Member of the Berlioz Society. With his own company, Arts in Residence, he promotes musical events at agreeable locations throughout Britain and in Europe, and recently led visits to Prague, Leipzig, Vienna, Amsterdam and Berlin. He is a regular visitor to Dillington.
Perfect venue and all accommodation and food was excellent. Thank you very much - I have recommended you to other colleagues within our company for future events. Sue Burton Wiltshire & Somerset Colleges Partnership