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Enescu Octet for Strings
Mendelssohn’s beloved Octet is one of the most popular works of chamber music ever written. The 19-year-old Enescu took up the challenge to write a major piece for the same line-up in 1900, creating a through-composed structure which relishes the eight contrapuntal voices, yet is also imbued with plenty of energetic Romanian rhythms.
Small chamber groups from within RNS perform beautiful music for you in the intimate surroundings of Sage Two.
From dedicated classical lovers to those looking for a new musical experience, there is something for everyone to get excited about in our brand new season.