Archives: December 2012

Performing Beethoven’s string quartets in the twenty-first century: received tradition and historical evidence

by Martin Saving

Professor Clive Brown. one of the world's foremost experts on the performance practice of the Romantic era, writes about the Beethoven quartets and our channging attitudes to performing them.
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Concert in Bristol

by Iain Handyside

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in A major op. 18 no. 5

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in C major op. 59 no. 3 ‘Rasumovsky’

INTERVAL

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in C sharp minor op. 131…

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Cycle begins in Bristol

by Martin Saving

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Venues - Programme 1

by Donald Grant

Our cycles have begun! First programme - Opus 18,5, Opus 59,1, Opus 131

Our first venue was the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford. Beautiful acoustics and a thrilling venue to be in for our very first concert! Was great to meet …

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Beethoven in the Himalaya

by Sara Bitlloch

This summer I spent some time trekking in Ladakh, in the Indian Himalaya. While staying at a guest-house in Leh, the “capital” (which is really nothing more than a big village in the middle of the mountains) I met an …

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Beethoven in the Himalaya

by Sara Bitlloch

This summer I spent some time trekking in Ladakh, in the Indian Himalaya. While staying at a guest-house in Leh, the “capital” (which is really nothing more than a big village in the middle of the mountains) I met an …

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First all Beethoven programme- Impressions

by Marie Bitlloch

Marie writes about her impressions of performing the first programme.
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First all Beethoven programme- Impressions

by Marie Bitlloch

This is our first all Beethoven programme, the first of 6 that we will play over the next 2 year and that constitute a Beethoven cycle. I can’t believe this day has finally arrived… We started planning these cycles more …

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