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8, 15, 22 Feb - Vanbrugh Quartet Sunday Matinee Series - Schubert, Haydn
Vanbrugh Quartet


Sunday 8 February, 3.00pm

University Church, 87A St Stephen’s Green

Tickets: €15 |, 01 417 0000

The first concert in a series of Sunday afternoon matinees in February by DIT’s ensemble-in-residence, The Vanbrugh Quartet (Sunday 8, 15 & 22 February). The Quartet will perform: Haydn - String Quartet No. 53 in D major ("The Lark"), Op. 64, No. 5 and Schubert - String Quartet No. 14 in D minor “Death & the Maiden”. Winner of the 1988 London International String Quartet Competition and now in its twenty-fourth concert season, the Vanbrugh Quartet is one of Europe's most successful ensembles internationally recognised for its beauty of sound, clarity of texture and integrity of interpretation within an unusually wide and varied range of repertoire. The Quartet enjoys a thriving international career with past appearances including concerts in Berlin (Konzerthaus), Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), Hungary (Liszt Academy). The quartet tours the USA on a regular basis with performances in Carnegie Hall, New York and The Kennedy Centre in Washington. The quartet is based in Cork as artists-in-residence at University College Cork and has been ensemble-in-residence at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama since 2009. This series is part of a three-year residency by the Vanbrugh Quartet at National Concert Hall, supported by DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama.