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Allegri String Quartet


Click here to listen to a sample of the Borodin Quartet with Ivan Mozgovenko performing the Brahms - Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op.115: Movement III, Andantino.



BRAHMS AND A RETIREMENT POSTPONED On the occasion of his new appointment at the University Professor Robert Pascall will talk on Brahms’s decision to retire from composing altogether in 1890 and what then happened, including the composition of the Clarinet Quintet. His talk will be illustrated by a performance of the slow movement of this masterpiece given by Catherine Hocking and the Allegri String Quartet. Admission is free and there will be complimentary refreshments in the foyer afterwards.