Event Programme

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Sacconi Quartet & James Gilchrist

Event No: 38

Sunday 3 June, 19:30 - World class tenor and top string quartet perform uplifting music by Haydn, Janacek & Jonathan Dove

Venue: St. Andrew's Church, Grinton

HAYDN - String Quartet Op.55 No.2 ‘The Razor’
JANACEK - String Quartet No.2 ‘Intimate Letters’
JONATHAN DOVE - ‘In Damascus’

The Sacconi Quartet and leading tenor James Gilchrist perform Jonathan Dove’s In Damascus which the quartet commissioned in 2016. Set to texts by Ali Safar which draw on his experiences in Syria, this beautiful piece pays homage to those affected by the tragic conflict there. The Sacconis will also play Haydn’s ‘Razor’ Quartet and Janacek’s passionate and playful Intimate Letters.

Adult £19, Under 25 £3

With thanks to our sponsor Sherwoods Vauxhall of Darlington