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Award-winning musicians at Tetbury Goods Shed

The audience at Tetbury Goods Shed are in for a double treat on Saturday, January 15.

The award-winning Sacconi Quartet will be performing with William Howard, one of Britain's leading pianists as part of the 2022 Piano Series Concerts.

The Sacconi Quartet are recognised for their unanimous and compelling ensemble, consistently communicating with a fresh and imaginative approach. Performing with style and commitment, the quartet are known throughout the world for their creativity and integrity of interpretation.

Programme

Haydn String Quartet in C major Op.54 No. 2

Jonathan Dove Piano Quintet (2009)

Cesar Franck Piano Quintet

Formed in 2002, the four founder members continue to demonstrate a shared passion for string quartet repertoire, infectiously reaching out to audiences with their energy and enthusiasm.

The Sacconi enjoy a busy international career, performing regularly across the world, at Europe's major venues, in recordings and on radio broadcasts. The Sacconi are Quartet in Association at the Royal College of Music and Quartet in Residence in Folkestone.

They are joined by William Howard for a performance of Jonathan Dove's glittering Piano Quintet and Cesar Franck's, one of the most impassioned expressions of unrequited love ever written.

William Howard is one of Britain's leading pianists, enjoying a career as soloist and chamber musician that has taken him to over 40 different countries.

In 1983 he founded the Schubert Ensemble, with which he performed for the full 35 years of the Ensemble's existence.

He performs regularly at major venues and festivals in the UK and can be heard frequently on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM. He has made over 40 CD recordings and premiered several dozen new works by leading composers from the UK and abroad.

Tickets cost £20 though if you buy tickets for all three 2022 Piano Series Concerts you receive a discount. Go to https://shed-arts.co.uk/event/sacconi-quartet-with-william-howard-piano/ 

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