Wu String Quartet19:30 on Tuesday, 14th October 2014
Qian Wu and Ed Brenton – violins
Matthew Kettle – viola
Joseph Zeitlin – cello
Beethoven – String Quartet in E flat major, Op.74, ‘Harp’
Bartok – String Quartet No.1, Op.7
DvořáK – String Quartet in G major, Op.106
The Wu Quartet performs regularly across the UK and Europe. Highlights for 2013/2014 included a return to the Wigmore Hall, Kalkalpen Kammermusik Festival in Austria, the Amici della Musica Firenze, tours of Scotland and Wales and the Holywell Music Room in Oxford. 1st prize winners at the 23rd V.E Rimbotti International string quartet competition Italy 2012, the Wu Quartet has also received the 2011 Artis Quartet prize in Vienna and 2nd prize and the Baerenreiter prize at the 2012 Charles Hennen Concours in Holland. In September 2011 the quartet reached the semi-finals of the Beijing International String Quartet Competition.