Thurles, Ireland (String Quartet No.3 “Mishima”)
Carducci Quartet plays Donnacha Dennehy’s ‘Pushpulling’ and Philip Glass Quartet No. 3
Friday, October 19, 2018 – 8:00pm
An internationally renowned Anglo-Irish string quartet based in the UK, the versatile and award-winning Carducci String 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 around the talents of Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), and Emma Denton (cello), the quartet has won numerous international competitions, including Concert Artists Guild International Competition 2007 and First Prize at Finland’s Kuhmo International Chamber Music Competition 2004. Their Naxos recordings of Philip Glass Quartets have had over six million plays on Spotify.
Tonight their programme includes Beethoven Quartet Op.18/4; Donnacha Dennehy ‘Pushpulling’; Philip Glass Quartet No.3 and Mendelssohn’s Quartet Op. 80.
The Source Arts Centre