31. Late Night

Time and date

Monday 26 June 2023

10:00 pm

10:30 pm

Location

Bantry House

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One of the many forms of perfection could be listening to Beethoven’s last quartet late at night under the glimmer of candles in Bantry House Library. The last works of great artists have always inspired a certain reverence, but how can we be reverential in the face of his last completed quartet. He had just completed four monumental quartets, each one composed on the back of the previous one and each one more complex and difficult than its predecessor, so it is hard not to feel that Beethoven is indulging his anarchic sense of humour in this witty and delightful work that, in many ways, feels like a homage to his old teacher Haydn.

Admission: €15

All works performed by Ardeo Quartet


Composer Work
Beethoven Quartet No.16 in F major Op.135
Arts Council - funding music
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Maritime Hotel
IMRO - Irish Music Rights Organisation