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22. Coffee Concert

La Malincolia

Monday 1 July 2019

11:00 am

12:00 pm

St. Brendan’s Church


*** LIVE BROADCAST *** with RTE Lyric FM Presenter Paul Herriott
©Eva Vermandel

Chiaroscuro Quartet’s short stay concludes with the last of Beethoven’s six early Quartets, known as La Malinconia after its extraordinary Finale, where a dramatic and melancholic introduction is contrasted with a dementedly cheerful Allegretto. This is paired with Mozart’s secretive E flat Quartet, the one that best reflects his mercurial temperament with music whose ceaseless probing of artistic boundaries seems to belong to a later time.

All works performed by Chiaroscuro Quartet

Composer Work
Mozart Quartet in E flat K.428
Beethoven Quartet No.6 in B flat Op.18/6

St. Brendan’s Church

This beautiful old church was built in 1818, and is Church of Ireland. It was designed by Henry Edward Kendall, and is gothic style. It's situated in the centre of...

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