Carducci Quartet to play at Bacon Theatre
By David Wood
An intimate evening of classical music for film featuring the Carducci Quartet and leading classical YouTuber Oscar Osicki is being held at Cheltenham's Bacon Theatre on Wednesday, January 26.
The Carducci String Quartet are an internationally renowned Anglo-Irish string quartet based in the UK. The versatile and award-winning quartet has performed everything from brand new quartets, classic works by Haydn, complete Shostakovich cycles, and even partnered with folk-rock icon Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull.
Founded in 1997, the ensemble has won numerous international competitions, including Concert Artists Guild International Competition USA 2007 and First Prize at Finland's Kuhmo International Chamber Music Competition 2004.
In 2016 they took home a Royal Philharmonic Society Award for their performances of cycles of the complete Shostakovich Quartets and their Naxos recordings of Philip Glass Quartets have had over seven million plays on Spotify. They are, collectively, the Head of Strings teaching at Dean Close School.
Oscar Osicki is a music graduate of Cambridge and Yale Universities. His music has been played on major networks such as ITV and Yahoo News. He has conducted choirs and orchestras across Europe and the United States, and his online music education platform on YouTube, 'Inside the Score' has an audience of over 250,000 people. Oscar is a past pupil of Dean Close School.
To secure your tickets, contact the box office either by phone on 01242 258002 or book online at www.bacontheatre.co.uk
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