Portsmouth Chamber Music Series: Ensemble 360
Benjamin Nabarro vln, Ruth Gibson vla, Gemma Rosefield vc, Laurène Durantel, db,
Tim Horton pf
HAYDN Piano Trio in E-flat, Hob.XV/29
HUMMEL Quintet in E-flat minor, Op. 87
SCHUBERT Quintet in A, D. 667 ‘The Trout’
Music in the Round’s resident ‘Ensemble 360’ is a supremely talented and versatile group of eleven musicians based in Sheffield. Sometimes they play as a full ensemble, and sometimes as a smaller group, as here. Their programme brings together three composers who all overlapped with Beethoven in Vienna. Hummel’s quintet shows the influence of both Haydn and Beethoven, but is in no way derivative, and features a piano part which shows just what an accomplished pianist Hummel was. The Schubert needs no introduction as one of the all-time favourites of the chamber music repertoire.
‘The emotional chemistry here was manifestly unusual… pure magic.’
Tickets available from the Portsmouth Guildhall: 0844 453 9028
£18 full price, £16 concessions: book all six concerts and get a 20% discount – £86.40 for the whole season (£76.80 concs). Prices include booking fee and restoration levy.
All concerts start at 7.30pm at the Portsmouth Guildhall. Seating is unreserved with doors open from 7.00pm.
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