Meccore String Quartet

Music of Penderecki and Smetana at Wigmore Hall

 

Sunday 23 February 2020, 11.30AM

Wigmore Hall

36 Wigmore Street
London
W1U 2BP

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Prizewinners at the 2012 Wigmore Hall London International String Quartet Competition, the Polish ensemble offers Smetana’s poignantly autobiographical work (1876), which refers to his hearing problems, while Krzysztof Penderecki’s 2008 work also delineates what the composer has described as his ‘personal journey’.

 

Programme:

Krzysztof Penderecki (b.1933)

String Quartet No. 3 'Leaves of an unwritten diary'

Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884)

String Quartet No. 1 in E minor 'From my life'

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