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String Quartet No.4, Op.27

Category Chamber Music > String Quartets
Composed 1981
Duration (approx) 30 minutes
Recording(s) David Matthews - Complete String Quartets, Volume One
Publisher Faber Music

Portsmouth Festival.

First performance 11 June 1981
Venue Portsmouth Festival
Orchestra / Ensemble Endellion String Quartet
Review Calum MacDonald, The Listener, 3 December 1981

It’s a representative of that ‘plenty of good music’ which Schoenberg reminded us was ‘yet to be written in C Major’… a work that cries out to be heard again, lovingly written for the medium…