Blackheath Presents

Wihan Quartet

SUN 20 MAR 11am | The Hearn Recital Room

Janacek String Quartet No. 2 'Intimate Letters'
Verdi String Quartet in E minor
Dvorak String Quartet in F, Op.96 'American'

The Czech Wihan Quartet seem to know the deepest secrets of Janácek’s Second Quartet......[they] sense out the very nerves and sinews of Janácek’s language. The Times...the slow movement of Dvorak radiated warmth. The Strad

The Czech Wihan Quartet is an exceptional ensemble who have performed at Blackheath Halls on many occasions, including their outstanding cycle of the complete Beethoven Quartets in 2008. The Quartet are well-known for their exceptional performances of their native Czech repertoire, and this concert includes Janacek's very personal 'Intimate Letters' and one of Dvorak's most popular works, the 'American'. Verdi's String Quartet was written during a production of Aida in Naples and contains wonderful melodic ideas along with skillful writing for the strings.

Running Time: approx. 120 mins including interval

This concert is presented in memory of Blackheath Halls supporter and music lover Mrs Julie North

Dates and times

This event finished on 20 March 2022.

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