All carducci quartet articles

  • Rachel Podger

    Festival review: Ryedale Festival 2020


    Peter Quantrill watches some fine performances from the Ryedale Festival, held in the Yorkshire Dales from 19 to 26 July

  • Carducci 1 cr Andy Holdsworth photography

    Concert review: Carducci Quartet


    Peter Quantrill visits London’s Conway Hall for the performance on 17 November 2019

  • Carducci Quartet Photo Andy Holdsworth Photography

    ‘There is an underlying sense of foreboding’


    Marking the twelve days of the festive season, The Strad presents quotes from the archive. Today, the Carducci Quartet players discuss subtext in Shostakovich’s string quartets

  • Carducci Quartet Photo Tom Barnes
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    Seeing the light


    This August the musicians of the Carducci Quartet will take on one of the great quartet challenges when they mark 40 years since Shostakovich’s death by performing his complete quartet cycle in a single day. They share their reasons for doing so with Chloe Cutts

  • Ma_Yo

    Are completist concerts too much of a good thing?


    Completist concerts are often criticised for serving up an ‘event’ instead of serving the music. But this kind of programming can reveal narratives in the music that would otherwise be hidden, argues Chloe Cutts