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    Isata Kanneh-Mason & Maxwell Quartet

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    Fri 27 Jan 2023, 7pm
    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Classical music
    £15 ⁠–⁠ £45
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    Isata Kanneh-Mason, pianist
    John Davis

    Isata Kanneh-Mason joins the Maxwell Quartet for proclamations of love, defiance and joy from across the centuries.

    Felix Mendelssohn felt his health beginning to fail in 1845. He resigned his duties as a conductor, and turned to chamber music.

    The piece Mendelssohn wrote in defiance of his bodily frailty is one of strength, energy and fire.

    Channelling the defiance of Beethoven in C minor, Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No.2 sees its composer railing against mortality.

    Here, Mendelssohn’s trio sets up music of cutting power and beauty from two of chamber music’s best-kept secrets.

    Ernö Dohnányi’s Opus 1 was a piano quintet charged with songlike beauty, thrilling darkness and compelling energy. It immediately made the 18-year-old’s name.

    Eleanor Alberga has written in all genres but proof of her deep, meticulous and colourful ear for chamber music is found in her own Piano Quintet from 2007.

    To play all three are artists whose impact on the British music scene of the last few years has been colossal: the supremely gifted and communicative Isata Kanneh-Mason and the consummate musical storytellers of the Maxwell Quartet.

    Performers
    • Maxwell Quartet
    • Isata Kanneh-Mason piano
    Repertoire
    • Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op.66
    • Eleanor Alberga: Piano Quintet
    • Interval
    • Ernö Dohnányi: Piano Quintet No.1 in C minor, Op.1

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    Age recommendation

    For ages 7+

    Dates & times

    Fri 27 Jan 2023, 7pm
    Approximate run time: 120 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

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