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Schubert Octet

Saturday 16th September, 7.45pm
 
Dirleton Kirk, Dirleton

Tickets: £20, £15
Children and Students in full time education half price
 
Herbert Howells Rhapsodic Quintet
Schubert            Octet
 
Hebrides Ensemble
 
Schubert’s Octet is one of the best loved of all pieces of chamber music.  Cast on a grand scale in six movements it is also a work of the most sublime genius - in turn profound and playful, virtuosic and lyrical.  Howells’s Rhapsodic Quintet for clarinet and strings was composed just after the Great War and is one of his finest works, infused, like the music of Schubert, with songful melody. 
 
‘The ensemble beautifully articulated each and every phrase in this impeccable performance.’
Scotland on Sunday
 
‘One of the most innovative and thrilling ensembles in Europe’ The Guardian
 
Duration: 2 hours 
 
Tickets may be available from the venue one hour before performance, cash only, subject to availability. 
To check availability telephone 0131 473 2000. You can also call 07876 170888 in the 60 minute period before the concert starts.