Apollon Musagète Quartet
Wednesday 24 May, 7.30pm
Penarth Pier Pavilion
|Krzysztof Penderecki||String Quartet No. 3 - Leaves of an unwritten diary||25'|
|John Adams||Book of Alleged Dances||35'|
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Since their debut six years ago, this young, award-winning string quartet from Poland has been captivating audiences with their energy and conviction. Alongside their own devised work, Multitude they perform two works inspired by dance rhythms: Penderecki’s roller-coaster ride of waltzes and gypsy melodies, and John Adams’s lively fusion of bluegrass, jazz, habanera and Latin sounds for his joyous set of dances.
3.30pm Pre-concert Walk Meet at Penarth Pier
Free accompanied walk around Penarth in the company of the Vale of Glamorgan Walking Festival. The walk lasts 1½ hours at a slow to moderate pace.
6.30pm Pre-concert Talk Penarth Pier
Keith Potter introduces the music of John Adams