Saturday / Dé Sathairn
Fáilte thar n-ais chuig cairde buan na féile ón Ioruaidh. Formed under the midnight sun in Lofoten in 2006, the Engegård Quartet has rapidly become one of Norway’s most sought after string ensembles. Their bold, fresh interpretations of the classical repertoire combined with a deep attachment to their Scandinavian roots has attracted international acclaim, and inspired some innovative partnerships and programming. The quartet play a programme including Grieg, Barbet and Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden”.
Edvard Grieg: String Quartet in g minor, first and second movements: 1. Un poco andante – Allegro molto ed agitato 2. Romanze – Andantino Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings from his String Quartet opus 11 György Kurtág: 12 Microludes for String Quartet, Op 13, Hommage à Mihály András Interval Schubert String Quartet No 14 in D minor “Death and the Maiden”