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Wu String Quartet

Friday March 2, 2012 at 19:30
King Edward VII and Queen Mary School, Lytham St Annes
£9 for a single concert; £45 for the season of six concerts
Phone for tickets: 01253 725155
Other Sources: Woodlands Gallery, Ansdell; Plackitt & Booth, Lytham; The Violin Shop, Blackpool
Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  1. String Quartet No 19 in C, 'Dissonance' K465 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  2. String Quartet No 13 in A minor, 'Rosamunde' D804 - Franz Schubert
  3. String Quartet No 1 in E minor, 'From my life' - Bedrich Smetana

The Wu Quartet was founded at Chetham’s School of Music in 2002. Whilst at Chetham’s the quartet gave many performances at venues such as Lincoln’s Inn, London and the Drill Hall, Lincoln, and were winners of the Dewhurst Torevell Chamber Music Competition and Mozart Chamber Music Award. In 2004 they were invited to perform for Prince Edward’s 40th Birthday celebrations at Buckingham Palace.

Recent and future engagements include recitals at St James’ Church, Piccadilly; St Martin in the Fields, City Music Society at the Bishopsgate Institute; Britten Studio Theatre at Snape Maltings; Music in the Round at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield and Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. In June 2011 the Wu Quartet will make their Wigmore Hall debut courtesy of Park Lane Group.

The Wu Quartet are delighted to be King Charles Junior Fellows at Trinity College of Music for 2010/2011.For the academic year 2008/2009 they were quartet in residence at Repton School, Derbyshire. Committed to education work, the quartet has also given regular workshops at Foremarke Preparatory School and the Grace Dieux School in Derbyshire. In the summers of 2009 and 2010, the Wu Quartet were also String Quartet in Residence at the London Masterclasses held at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London.

King Edward VII and Queen Mary School
Lytham St Annes
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