A real coup for Concerts Society

The internationally acclaimed Prazak String Quartet.
The internationally acclaimed Prazak String Quartet.

Ending on a high note, the final performance of Clitheroe Concert Society’s 61st season is set to be something special.

Taking place at The Grand in Clitheroe on Wednesday April 10th, it will feature the internationally acclaimed Prazak String Quartet playing an attractive programme of music by Haydn, Alexander von Zemlinsky and Dvorak.

Formed in Prague in 1972, the Prazak Quartet is one of Czechoslovakia’s premiere chamber ensembles. Over the past four decades the quartet has recorded more than 60 award-winning CDs. their latest being Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire. The Chicago Tribune said about them: “Definitive may be the most over-used adjective in the critic’s vocabulary, but no single word more aptly describes the achievement by this magnificent foursome.”

Immediately prior to the their Clitheroe concert, thePrazak String Quartet are playing as part of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s April programme and will go on to appear at Richmond in Yorkshire. Ticket prices are £12.50 at The Grand or in advance from the society’s usual outlets – the Platform Gallery and Clitheroe Music, in Moor Lane. Members, full-time students and accompanied children are admitted free. More details and online ticket sales can be found at: www.clitheroeconcerts.org