The Allegri Quartet, in its 65th year, is a string quartet that was founded in 1953 by Eli Goren and William Pleeth. It is Britain’s oldest chamber ensemble and has played a key role in the British musical scene, working with well renowned composers such as Benjamin Britten, Michael Tippett, Elizabeth Maconchy, John Woolrich, Alec Roth, and more.
Their compositions are rooted in tradition and over the years, the band has gained a reputation and been praised for their ability to revitalise classic scores. Their most recent recordings include the Beethoven opus 18 quartets on the Vivat label, receiving a double 5 star review and chamber music disc of the month accolade from the BBC Music Magazine.
Programme for the evening:
Beethoven String Quartet op. 127
Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 3
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