Lake District Music – Sunrise to Sunset

Hawkshead Parish Church
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Alkyona String Quartet
Jess Dandy – Contralto

Purcell Now the Glorious Day Appears
Beethoven String Quartet in G Op.18, No.2
Respighi Il Tramonto (The Sunset)

Chance String Quartet No.2 (‘Sundried’)
Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor Op. 80
Purcell Evening Hymn

Local Cumbrian superstar Jess Dandy joins forces with the exquisite Alkyona Quartet for a celebration of the Sun; its rise, its warmth, and its vivid colours. At the centre, Respighi’s beautifully tragic and haunting adaptation of Shelley’s poem The Sunset, bringing an operatic drama to an intimate chamber setting.  

Duration: 2 hrs (approx.) | Tickets: £18-£27

‘The stunning young contralto Jess Dandy…offered sumptuous tone and beautiful legato. She’s a name to watch’

The Times
Hawkshead Parish Church

30th July 2024

£18 – £27

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