Lunchtime Concert Series: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

1:00pm - 2:00pm / Wednesday 30th January 2019 / Venue: Leggate Theatre Victoria Gallery & Museum
Type: Music / Category: Department / Series: Lunchtime Concerts Series
  • 0151 794 3100
  • Suitable for: Everyone
  • Admission: Free Admission
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Recognised as one of the world’s leading guitar quartets, the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet is a dynamic and innovative ensemble known for its extraordinary ensemble in performance and expansive repertoire. The quartet has performed extensively across the UK and abroad to critical acclaim, and is admired for its original arrangements of music from a wide range of styles, periods and cultures. They have received many awards and their recordings for Chandos Records have been widely acclaimed.

“All is performed with that same customary blend of high-octane virtuosity, relaxed lyricism, tonal richness and perfection of ensemble which has made the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet not merely one of the world’s leading guitar ensembles but, for sheer imagination and musicality, equal to the finest string quartet going”. Gramophone Magazine

Sinfonia to L'Italiana in Algeri - Gioachino Rossini, arr. Richard Safhill
Opals - Philip Houghton
Danza de la moza donosa, from Dancas Argentinas - Alberto Ginastera, arr. João Luiz Rezende Lopes
Dancas Nativas - Clarice Assad
Alfonsina y el mar - Ariel Ramirez, arr. Roland Dyens
Storm Front - Andrew York
Tarantella, based on a composition for Inti-Illimani Historico - Trad., arr. Mike Baker

Photo credit: Daniel Killoran