A NEWLY formed quartet will feature works by Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert in a concert to be presented by Somers Chamber Music Society at Saint Mark’s Anglican Church, Balnarring, at 2.30pm on Sunday 8 October.
The Hakea Quartet was formed by young musicians who are embarking on their performing careers.
This group of performers – Fergus Ascot, Emma Amery, Sandra Ionescu and Sara Barbagallo – are graduates of, or finalising their studies at, the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and perform regularly in youth orchestras and teach. Several have won awards and studied overseas.
The Hakea Quartet’s 8 October program:
Joseph Haydn — String Quartet Op. 77 No. 1 in G Major.
Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor Op. 18.
Franz Schubert—String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D810 Death and the Maiden.
There will be an interval after the first two works.
Tickets are $55 and include post-concert refreshments. Bookings can be made at trybooking.com/CLAUZ
For more information contact the society’s secretary Roger Price on 0403 592 195.