Movements and Excerpts from the Late Quartets of Beethoven.
John Baldock Narrator | Fidelio Quartet
After the completion of arguably Beethoven’s most famous work, the 9th Symphony, the great composer embarked on a set of string quartets which would prove to be his final musical testament. Join John Baldock and the Fidelio Quartet for a part theatre, part concert event, as they explore the tumult and drama of Beethoven’s final years. This revealing narrative is drawn from excerpts of letters, conversations and contemporary accounts, illustrated with carefully selected excerpts from these five ‘late’ Quartet masterworks.