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String Quartet No.11, Op.108

Category Chamber Music > String Quartets
Composed 2007-2008
Duration (approx) 20 minutes
Recording(s) David Matthews - Complete String Quartets, Volume Four
Publisher Faber Music

Proms at St Jude's

First performance 17 June 2009
Venue St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb
Orchestra / Ensemble Carducci Quartet
Review Iwan Hewett, Daily Telegraph, 1 September 2009

But the highlight was undoubtedly the 11th Quartet by David Matthews, played with exquisite attention to detail. This spun a series of increasingly bold variations on one of Beethoven’s piano Bagatelles, each one as vivid and mysterious as a slide in a magic lantern show.