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26th January, 2017

Guildhall String Ensemble

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26th January, 2017
19:00 -
Guildhall School, Milton Court Concert Hall
Silk Street, Barbican, London, Greater London, EC2Y 8DT
£15 (£5 concessions)

This concert is a unique opportunity to hear the British premiere of this exquisite work, performed by the violinist it was composed for, Guildhall professor Levon Chilingirian. Completing the programme is Janáček’s charming Suite for String Orchestra, and a late quartet by Beethoven which caused Schubert to famously remark, ‘After this, what is left for us to write?’

Tigran Mansurian is a leading Armenian composer of classical music and film scores. There is an arresting immediacy to his Second Violin Concerto, a meditation on death that is both haunting and beautiful.

Directed by Levon Chilingirian

Janáček Suite for String Orchestra

Tigran Mansurian Violin Concerto No. 2 (British premiere)

Beethoven String Quartet No. 14, Op. 131


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