The Villiers Quartet announces the 2014 VQ New Works Competition. This competition is open to an international field of new and emerging composers writing for string quartet.
The field will be narrowed to 6 works, which will be recorded and posted on the Villiers Quartet website for online audience vote. Three finalists will be chosen via online voting and have their works performed at Kings Place, London, UK by the Villiers Quartet on...
Review: Barnes Music Festival
April 4, 2014,
Review by Alan Sanders.
For the fourteenth of its nineteen events the Barnes Music Festival once again hosted a concert in the attractive location of St Mary’s church, this time in association with the Barnes Music Society.
Robert Still (1910-71), his First Quartet opened the programme, is one of those almost-forgotten English composers whose work is now being brought to light. During his lifetime,...