Monday 3 April 2017, 7.30pm

Aurea and Gildas String Quartets

AUREA AND GILDAS STRING QUARTETS
St. John’s Kirk, Perth

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We welcome back to Perth the Aurea and Gildas Quartets who are combining forces to bring us Mendelssohn’s rarely heard Octet written when the composer was just 16.

Conrad Wilson writes: “(the quartet’s) youthful verve … make(s) it one of the miracles of nineteenth-century music.”

Concert programme

STRAUSS Sextet from Capriccio Op 85
KORNGOLD Sextet in D major Op 10
MENDELSSOHN Octet in E flat major Op 20