Michael Kennedy, Sunday Telegraph
LAUNCH OF CD ‘HERACLEITUS’
21 November 2016 |
"Heracleitus" (which features the Bridge Quartet, Michael Dussek and Charles Daniels) contains the World Première recordings of several Warlock songs, as well as of Gurney’s beautiful Adagio and Butterworth’s ‘Suite for String Quartet’. This official launch will feature a recital given by all the artists, the programme of which will be as follows:
from ‘A Shropshire Lad’
GURNEY: Songs from
‘Ludlow and Teme’ cycle
BUTTERWORTH: Andante con moto from ‘Suite for String Quartet’
WARLOCK: ‘Heracleitus’ | ‘Sweet content’
GURNEY: Adagio for string quartet
BUTTERWORTH: ‘On the way to Kew’
GURNEY: ‘By a bierside’
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For over 20 years, the Bridge String Quartet of London
have built up an international reputation as ambassadors for English music.
They perform in festivals in Europe, Africa and USA. Closer to home, their
ongoing links with the English Music Festival and are currently enjoying
their role as favoured recording artists for EM records.
"The Bridge Quartet's players are, as can always be counted on, exemplary in technical address and masters of musicality. They are also serious artists dedicated to promoting the works of their native English composers, of which this brand new release is but another example"
PARRY CHAMBER MUSIC EM 016
Jerry Dubins FANFARE magazine 2014.