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Newcastle Chamber Music Society: Quartetto Noûs

Quartetto Nouse

Part of Newcastle Chamber Music Series

Duration – 2 hours (including a 20 minute interval)


Important Information: Artist Change

Unfortunately, due to ever-changing circumstances beyond our control, we’re no longer able to welcome Marmen Quartet for this concert. We are delighted to be able to present Quartetto Noûs, who have prepared an alternative programme of work for what promises to be an equally enjoyable evening.

Bazzini String Quartet in C minor No.5 Op.80
Mendelssohn String Quartet in A minor No.2 Op.13
Shostakovich No.3 Op.73

Quartetto Noûs , formed in 2011, has established itself in a short time as one of the most interesting chamber music ensemble of its generation. Its immersive performances are the result of a professional training where the Italian tradition and the most influencial European schools are combined.

The versatility and the interpretative originality of the ensemble appear in the quartet’s whole repertoire and the attention to the new compositional languages drive it to experiment with innovative concert formats like performing by heart in complete darkness. It has worked with several contemporary composers and took part in many cross-cutting projects with renowned theatre and dance companies.

Noûs (nùs) is a Greek word whose meaning is ‘mind’, and thence ‘rationality’, but also ‘inspiration’ and ‘creativity’.

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Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult

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