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Marmen Quartet

Young quartet performing music by Haydn, Brahms, Ligeti and Salina Fisher.

This concert is affected by restrictions related to the corona pandemic. We will contact any customers with further information.

Frequently asked questions and updated information about our activities

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The string quartet series at Konserthuset Stockholm has a youthful touch this season, featuring quartets that have garnered great attention in recent years. British Marmen Quartet formed at the Royal College of Music in London in 2013 and in 2019, they won international competitions for string quartets in Bordeaux, France, and Banff, Canada. The name comes from the quartet’s Swedish first violinist, Johannes Marmén.

The impact of Joseph Haydn on western classical music can hardly be overstated. Both Mozart and early Beethoven followed in his footsteps. Together, these three composers are referred to as the First Viennese School. Haydn experimented with form and content early on, constantly seeking new paths and developing the string quartet as an ensemble form.

He was also extremely prolific and composed fully 63 string quartets. At this concert, Marmen Quartet plays the third of the six quartets in his Opus 64. And as ever with Haydn, this music is radiant with melodic imagination, exquisite balance, and extroverted energy. A weightier sense of gravity characterises Brahms’ String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, in which his admiration for Beethoven clearly shines through. At the same time, the piece is unmistakably Brahms.

Between the great classical composers, we hear György Ligeti’s captivating Métamorphoses Nocturnes, and Heal by Salina Fisher, a young composer from New Zealand (born 1993). In her music, she gives expression to New Zealand’s rich musical traditions.

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Booking information

Konserthuset Stockholm temporarily introduces special seating plans for concerts. This is to ensure that we follow current regulations with a distance of at least one meter between all visitors in the hall. To create the greatest possible capacity and predictability, we only sell single seats, every other chair, both sideways and in depth. This means that if you go to the concert with a friend or a group, there will be an empty chair between you.

Young quartet performing music by Haydn, Brahms, Ligeti and Salina Fisher.

Saturday 15 January 2022 16.00

Ends approximately 18.00

Price:

320 SEK

This concert is affected by restrictions related to the corona pandemic. We will contact any customers with further information.

Frequently asked questions and updated information about our activities

***

The string quartet series at Konserthuset Stockholm has a youthful touch this season, featuring quartets that have garnered great attention in recent years. British Marmen Quartet formed at the Royal College of Music in London in 2013 and in 2019, they won international competitions for string quartets in Bordeaux, France, and Banff, Canada. The name comes from the quartet’s Swedish first violinist, Johannes Marmén.

The impact of Joseph Haydn on western classical music can hardly be overstated. Both Mozart and early Beethoven followed in his footsteps. Together, these three composers are referred to as the First Viennese School. Haydn experimented with form and content early on, constantly seeking new paths and developing the string quartet as an ensemble form.

He was also extremely prolific and composed fully 63 string quartets. At this concert, Marmen Quartet plays the third of the six quartets in his Opus 64. And as ever with Haydn, this music is radiant with melodic imagination, exquisite balance, and extroverted energy. A weightier sense of gravity characterises Brahms’ String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, in which his admiration for Beethoven clearly shines through. At the same time, the piece is unmistakably Brahms.

Between the great classical composers, we hear György Ligeti’s captivating Métamorphoses Nocturnes, and Heal by Salina Fisher, a young composer from New Zealand (born 1993). In her music, she gives expression to New Zealand’s rich musical traditions.

***

Booking information

Konserthuset Stockholm temporarily introduces special seating plans for concerts. This is to ensure that we follow current regulations with a distance of at least one meter between all visitors in the hall. To create the greatest possible capacity and predictability, we only sell single seats, every other chair, both sideways and in depth. This means that if you go to the concert with a friend or a group, there will be an empty chair between you.

  • The music

    Approximate times
  • Joseph Haydn String Quartet in B flat major op 64:3
    25 min
  • György Ligeti String Quartet No. 1 ’’Métamorphoses nocturnes’’
    21 min
  • Intermission
    25 min
  • Salina Fisher Heal for string quartet
    8 min
  • Johannes Brahms String Quartet No. 1 in c minor
    33 min
  • Participants

  • Marmen Quartet

Saturday 15 January 2022 16.00

Ends approximately 18.00

Price:

320 SEK


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