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Nash Ensemble

Two glorious chamber classics and the remarkable Fourteen Little Pictures make up the Nash Ensemble’s richly coloured recital.

Beethoven Clarinet Trio in B-flat
Sir James MacMillan Fourteen Little Pictures
Dvořak Piano Trio in E minor ‘Dumky’

With a distinguished history stretching back more than five decades, the Nash Ensemble brings together some of the country’s most exceptional instrumental soloists across a broad repertoire of established classics and ground-breaking contemporary works.

Two glorious chamber classics inspired by popular tunes bookend its richly coloured recital. Beethoven conjured inventive variations on a pop song of his time in his bold, witty Clarinet Trio, while Dvořák’s celebrated ‘Dumky’ Trio takes its inspiration from eastern European folk tunes, in a captivating set of heartbreaking songs and uproarious dances in all but name. 

In between, the remarkable piano trio Fourteen Little Pictures by the International Festival’s featured composer Sir James MacMillan, which weaves compelling miniatures together in a work of astonishing power and searching profundity.

Nash Ensemble

Beethoven Clarinet Trio in B-flat
Sir James MacMillan Fourteen Little Pictures
Dvořak Piano Trio in E minor ‘Dumky’


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17 August 2019

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book. The 2020 programme will be announced in the spring.

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