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Classical Music at the Old Courthouse

02 October 2015



Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, in association with Moving On Music, is delighted to present the Piatti Quartet at the Old Courthouse, Antrim on Wednesday 7 October at 7.30pm. Featuring NI violinist Michael Trainor, along with Jessie Anne Richardson, David Wigram and Nathaniel Anderson-Frank, this is sure to be a fantastic night of high quality classical music.

Prize-winners at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, the Piatti are amongst the UK’s foremost young ensembles with a host of awards and critically acclaimed recordings. The Quartet has toured worldwide, with national broadcasts on ABC (Australia) and RTE (Ireland) radio, BBC Radio 3 and performances in prestigious venues such as Wigmore Hall. Their recording of Mendelsohn’s complete string quartet works (on Champs Hill label), was BBC Music Magazine’s Critic’s Choice (September 2014). The Piatti are laureates of the St Martin in the Fields Competition, a Martin Musical Fund/Philharmonia Scholarship, multiple Hattori Foundation awards, and the St. Peter’s Prize. The concert will feature works by Beethoven, String Quartet No. 13, Op. 130, Mozart, String Quartet No. 16 K.428, and Schubert, ‘Satz’ D.703.

Tickets are still available at £10/£8 concession and can be booked in person at the Box Office in the Old Courthouse, by phone T. 028 9448 1338 or online at www.antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/boxoffice

The tour is funded by an Arts Council of Northern Ireland Touring Award.