Piatti Quartet and Pierre Doumenge
Thursday 12th April 2018, 7.30pm
Since it was awarded the St Peter’s Prize in 2011/2012, the Piatti Quartet has won second prize in the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition. The quartet is joined by cellist Pierre Doumenge, to present a programme of string quintets including Schubert’s final work, his String Quintet in C major, widely believed to one of the greatest chamber works ever composed.
PURCELL (arr. Britten): Chacony for Strings in G minor
BOCCHERINI: String Quintet in G minor, G. 351
SCHUBERT: String Quintet in C major, D. 956