Teddington Summer Music’s first concert features two of the most richly expressive and best-loved works in the chamber music repertoire. DVOŘÁK’s American String Quartet was written during an extended stay in the United States, shortly after the completion of his New World Symphony. It abounds in melody and good humour, reflecting the composer’s personal happiness at that time.
After more than 200 years, MOZART’s Clarinet Quintet remains one of the greatest works for this combination of instruments, and the endlessly inventive musical ideas and changing moods offer a life-affirming experience. The programme begins with BAERMANN’s gloriously serene Adagio for clarinet and strings.
Tickets: £16 (£14 concessions) from 0333 1212 300 or online at http://www.langdondowncentre.org.uk