The outstanding string quartet plays Schubert, Brahms and George Walker.

The New York-based Emerson Quartet has won nine Grammy awards and is regarded as one of the best chamber groups in the world. We are delighted to welcome them on their final world tour. They play Brahms' richly textured first quartet and Schubert's last - its famous first movement alternating between darkness and sunshine. The concert starts with Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American composer George Walker's elegiac piece for strings.

Lyric for Strings (7)
String Quartet no. 1 in C minor, op. 51 (33)
String Quartet no. 15 in G major, D. 887 (48)
The performances were everything we have come to expect from this superb ensemble: technically resourceful, musically insightful, cohesive, full of character and always interesting.

The New York Times

This event is part of Summer at Snape.

Advance booking for members begins on Tuesday 17 May and runs until Sunday 5 June. Find out how you can support our work by becoming a member, and enjoy priority booking.

Priority Booking for members:
Chairman's Circle: from Tuesday 17 May, Sky Members: from Thursday 19 May, Reed Members: from Saturday 21 May, Marsh Members: from Monday 23 May 2022, Water Members: from Wednesday 25 May 2022, Friends and Young Friends: from Friday 27 May 2022, Introductory Members: from Thursday 2 June 2022.

General booking opens Monday 6 June.

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