Quite aside from their long-standing quartet partnership, Benjamin Frith, Robert Heard, Louise Williams and Richard Jenkinson each have decades of experience in other chamber ensembles. This afternoon their experience will be shared in this illuminating event. Other masterclasses on Wed 5th (viola), Fri 7th (cello) and Mon 10th (violin).
Frith Piano Quartet
3:30pm, Wednesday 12 August 2015
£10 Unreserved Seating
Supported by Mr & Mrs Martin Rayner
The Frith Piano Quartet was formed in 2000. The group has performed the complete piano quartets of Brahms, Dvořák, Fauré and Mozart but also takes a keen interest in performing gems that are not so often heard in the concert hall by the likes of Frank Bridge, Sir Arthur Bliss and Richard Strauss. Recent concerts have been at both the Buxton and the Paxton Festivals.
Robert Heard and Richard Jenkinson worked together for several years in the front desks of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, when together with Louise Williams they were asked to become part of the Frith Piano Quartet by Benjamin