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The Carducci String Quartet

Sat 30 May 2020


Windmill Hill
Adult £20, Child £10 Ticket price includes one complimentary drink

The Carducci String Quartet are one of the country’s most well-established quartets. Join them as they play in the beautiful surroundings of Windmill Hill.

The Carducci String Quartet

Eoin Schmidt-Martin, viola
Michelle Fleming, violin
Matthew Denton, violin
Emma Denton, cello
with Simon Rowland-Jones, viola

Concert programme

Haydn: String Quartet in D Op.20, No.4
Mendelssohn: String Quartert in F Minor Op.80
Brahms: String Quintet in G Op.111


The Carducci String Quartet is one of the country’s most well-established quartets, performing in around 90 concerts every year in major venues and festivals throughout the country and beyond. They won the prestigious Philharmonic Society Award in 2016 and have their own festival annually in Highnam in Gloucestershire.

They have an extensive discography recording for both Signum Classics and their own Carducci label. During 2020 the Quartet will give concerts marking the 250th Beethoven Anniversary with concerts in London at the Barbican and at LSO St Luke’s. They will close the 16th North Norfolk Music Festival in August with a Beethoven day which will include the first performance of Beethoven’s song cycle An die ferne Geliebte, composed for the occasion by Simon Rowland-Jones for the Carducci Quartet and the baritone Benjamin Appl at his request.

Simon Rowland-Jones, viola
Simon is well known to audiences both as one of the country’s leading viola players and composer. He teaches chamber music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Important things to know:

  • guests will park in the Visitor car park and be transferred by shuttle bus to Windmill Hill
  • one complimentary drink (hot, soft or wine) included in the ticket price
  • unreserved seating
  • cash bar available if you wish to purchase further drinks

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