Signs and secret messages
Rosalind Ventris viola
Camille Thomas cello
Brahms String Quartet in A minor
Brahms String Sextet in G
Brahms as musical cryptographer. The motto ‘Free, but lonely’ runs through one of his most deeply felt string quartets, whereas an ethereal string sextet enshrines a tender message to Agathe, the fiancée whom Brahms loved but eventually abandoned.
Coffee, tea, soft drinks and biscuits served from 9.30am – 10.45am