Nottingham Chamber Music Festival

St Mary's in the Lace Market

£16.00 - General

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Friday, 12th July
The Spirit of Love

Villiers Quartet
with Emma Walshe, soprano


The Villiers Quartet and soprano Emma Walshe give the Nottingham premiere of the song-cycle The Spirit of Love by British composer Ailsa Dixon (1932-2017). Dixon is one of many women composers receiving new attention in recent years, and her songs explore love’s transcendence. The Villiers also perform Haydn’s “Emperor” Quartet, and Beethoven’s meditative masterpiece, the Quartet in C-sharp minor Op. 131.


Concert Programme:
Franz Josef Haydn – “Emperor” Quartet in C Major Op. 76, no 3
Ailsa Dixon – ‘The Spirit of Love’ for String Quartet & Soprano
Ludwig van Beethoven – Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131


Tickets: £16 General
When: 7:30pm. This concert will end at approximately 9:15pm with interval
Where: St Mary’s in the Lace Market, High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN
Refreshment: A cash bar will be available for drinks.
Accessibility: This venue is wheelchair accessible.