Kings Place Bottesini Bicentenary Concert, Kings Place

Sunday 19th September 2021 @ 6:30pm

The distinguished musicians of I Musicanti – Tamás András and Benedict Holland (violins), Robert Smissen (viola), Richard Harwood (cello), Leon Bosch (double bass) – perform two masterworks for strings: Beethoven’s G major Quartet (1800) from the Op. 18 set, and Dvořák’s ever-popular Second Quintet (1875). 

In between, they celebrate the bicentenary of famous double bass  virtuoso Giovanni Bottesini (1821-1889) with his remarkable Gran Quintetto and a beautiful miniature by an earlier master, Ditters  von Dittersdorf. 

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