Banff Centre International String Quartet Festival: Concert 3
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The St. Lawrence String Quartet has a particular passion for Haydn, and they want to share it with the world. Yet the father of the string quartet is too often regarded today as an opening act; pleasant music before the meat of the program. So the Quartet has created Haydn Discovery: events that delve in a particular Haydn quartet with virtuosic performance and a commentary rich in wit.
Leading each Discovery is the Quartet’s first violinist Geoff Nuttall, called “chamber music’s Jon Stewart” by The New York Times.
About Banff Centre International String Quartet Festival
Born out of Banff International String Quartet Competition, Banff Centre International String Quartet Festival is a three day festival that, like the competition, showcases the finest in international classical music to audience through a completely immersive experience.
Led by Director of the Banff International String Quartet Competition Barry Shiffman, the festival, held in competition off years, features competition alumni alongside special guests exploring repertoire from across the centuries.