The Vanbrugh and the Spero Quartet in Bantry

The Vanbrugh and the Spero Quartet in Bantry

Sunday, 2 October 2022, 3.00pm

Mozart - Quartet in D major K.499
Garth Knox - ‘Satellites’
Tchaikovsky - Souvenir de Florence

A lavish double bill offers a reprise of the Spero Quartet’s spring performances of Mozart’s dazzling D major quartet K.499 and Garth Knox’s brilliantly inventive ‘Satellites’. For the second half of the concerts, three members of the Spero Quartet join the Vanbrugh for Tchaikovsky’s epic string sextet Souvenir de Florence.

Garth Knox’s fascinating video offering insight into his ‘Satellites’ is available on YouTube, please click here

This concert is supported by Cork County Council. It is part of a tour coordinated by the National String Quartet Foundation, supported by the Arts Council and RTE Lyric FM. Further details at

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Published by nsqf on 4 August 2022

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