News of the week | 2nd July
The Quartet will follow this with the start of their residency at Litchfield Festival, performing on Saturday 7th July with pianist Danny Driver and on Sunday 8th July a programme of minimalist works by Arvo Pärt and Philip Glass. This candlelit Cathedral event also includes The Opium Eaters by Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade’s, inspired by Thomas de Quincey and the late Beethoven quartets.
Jonathon Heyward will be appearing twice at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall this week.
On 5th July at 13:30 he will conduct an educational event ‘Come and Play with the Hallé’ as part of the Hallé's Summer series of school concerts.
On 7th July at 19:30 he will direct the orchestra and the Hallé Choir in a varied programme including works by Handel, Mozart, Verdi, Wagner, Orff and Bizet.
The Van Kuijk Quartet returns from Baden-Baden this week after a successful debut at the Festspielhaus as part of their ECHO Rising Star Tour.