This young French string quartet are current BBC New Generation Artists, and have been nominated by the European Concert Halls Organisation as their Rising Stars for 2018-9. They have already played in leading concert halls across Europe and Japan, and have earned plaudits for the combination of youthful energy with mature insight in their concert performances.
Paul Lewis concludes his revelatory series to which he will have dedicated the past two years of his solo recital career. This series explores the keyboard sonatas of Haydn with some of the last piano works of Beethoven and Brahms, and no afficionado of the art of the keyboard will want to miss the culmination of the series – Lewis’s account of Beethoven’s greatest set of variations, the Diabelli
A special evening of duets by Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms to round off our season in the company of three leading figures on concert platforms round the world. They present a rare chance to hear an unusual and beguiling selection of duets by three of the greatest masters of song from the high era of Romanticism. A special evening of duets by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms to round off our season in the company of three leading figures on concert platforms round the world – Benjamin Appl, “the current front-runner in the new generation of Lieder singers” (Gramophone) and Mary Bevan, winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist award and the UK Critics’ Circle Award for Exceptional Young Talent, accompanied by Julius Drake, described in New York Magazine as “the best in the business”.