14/04/18: The Castalian Quartet

Saturday 14th April, 2018

The Castalian Quartet

  • SINI SIMONEM – Violin
  • DANIEL ROBERTS – Violin (sadly, Daniel is ill this evening)


Due to illness, the Quartet has magically transformed itself into a Trio for this evening’s concert. The programme will now be as follows.

Suite No 1 in G major for solo cello BWV 1007

(prelude, allemande, courante, sarabande, menuets 1 & 2, gigue)

J S Bach
Prelude and Fugue for string trio, K404 J S Bach, Arr. Mozart
Duo for violin and viola in G, K423.

(allegro, adagio, rondeau, allegro)

W A Mozart
Chaconne from partita in D minor for solo violin, BWV 1004 J S Bach
Theme and Variations from Serenade for string trio, Op. 10 E Dohnanyi
String trio in B flat, allegro. D471 F Schubert

About The Castalian Quartet

This exciting Quartet, formed in 2011, is developing a reputation for creating an impact and is fast becoming a favourite with audiences in the UK and abroad. Over the past three years they have won top prizes at major international competitions and in 2016 they were selected for representation by the Young Classical Artists Trust, which supports exceptional artists with the potential for international performing careers. Shortly after their visit to Curry Rivel, the Quartet will fulfil an invitation to perform the complete Haydn Op.76 String Quartets at the Wigmore Hall, and one of these will be included in their programme here.YCAT

This concert is supported by YCAT, the Young Classical Artists Trust.


You can find out more, on their website, www.castalianstringquartet.com, and see a video of them playing on their YCAT page: ycat.co.uk/artist/castalian-quartet