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Gabriel Levin: Music@Malling


Saturday 21 Sep 2019, 10:30 to 16:00
Location:

Pilsdon Barn
West Malling
Kent
ME19 6HH

Description:

 Alexander Goehr String Quartet Cycle

 A pupil of Olivier Messiaen in the 1950's and a contemporary of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Alexander Goehr is a celebrated contemporary composer, academic and teacher. A unique series of events explores A Life in Music and includes performances of all his String Quartets performed alongside the music of Henry Purcell and poetry by Gabriel Levin.

Meet the Composer 10.30am

Meet the Composer - Alexander Goehr in conversation with Professor Jonathan Cross (University of Oxford) and distinguished poet, Gabriel Levin.

Concert I - 12pm

The Villiers String Quartet

Goehr - String Quartet No.1

Purcell - Fantasia in F Z.737

Goehr - String Quartet No.2


Concert II - 2.30pm

 
The Villiers String Quartet

Purcell - Fantasia in C Z.738

Goehr - String Quartet No.3

Purcell - Fantasia in D Z.739

Goehr - String Quartet No.4

 

Concert III 4pm with poetry readings by Gabriel Levin

 

The Villiers String Quartet

Purcell - Fantasia in A Z.740

Purcell - Fantasia in E Z.741

Goehr - String Quartet No.5

For tickets and more information, please see the festival website.  



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