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Vertavo Quartet

LCMS INTERNATIONAL QUARTET SERIES, CONCERT 3 (NORWAY)

Grieg – String Quartet No. 2 in F, EG117
Dvořák – String Quartet in F, Op. 96 American
Beethoven – String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

VERTAVO QUARTET

LCMS INTERNATIONAL QUARTET SERIES, CONCERT 3 (NORWAY)

Øyvor Volle violin
Annabelle Meare violin
Berit Cardas viola
Bjørg Lewis cello

The third concert in our International Quartet Series coincides with the Norwegian Week of events at Kings Place, and so features the wonderful Norwegian Vertavo Quartet. The concert features Dvořák’s most popular quartet, the late great Op. 131 quartet masterpiece by Beethoven, and the two beautiful surviving movements of the uncompleted quartet in F by Grieg, composed in Copenhagen in early 1891.

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Clock18:30 Sunday, 17th November 2013

LCMS Foyer Concert: Members of the London Hardingfelelag - Sunday 17th November, 5:45pm

Seljords Bruremarsj etter Knut Ufs
Sigdal Springar
Springar etter Christina Lund
Moesstrandsfenta (gangar)
Anton (Telespringar)
Treskarens Vals
Andershagaleiten (Vossarull)
Vossavalsen

Joanna Burke, Hardanger fiddle
Wilfred Gibson, Hardanger fiddle
Sylvia Hallett, Hardanger fiddle
Clifford Rowe, Hardanger fiddle

Founded in 2005, The London Hardingfelelag has grown to eight members, whose day jobs range from classical/Baroque violinist, folk fiddler, composer, Tai chi teacher, actuary, personal assistant, and financial editor. Individuals have worked for The Electric Light Orchestra, Aviva, The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments, HSBC, The Royal Shakespeare Company, and more besides.

Members meet once a month, to learn, play and teach each other the traditional tunes  by ear, making transcriptions or learning from visiting Hardanger fiddle players such as Loretta Kelley, Ånon Egeland, Nils Økland, Anne Hytta, Vegar Vårdal.

Performances include a Norwegian/Nigerian wedding, a session for Resonance FM,  Scaledown club, the Servant Jazz Quarters in Dalston, a Viking festival in Burnsall, Yorkshire, and in 2011 the Londonhardingfelelag took part in the Norwegian Landskappleik, a national annual festival and competition of mainly Hardanger fiddle music and dancing.

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