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Nottingham Chamber Music Festival 2024 – The Spirit of Love

July 12 @ 7:30 pm 9:15 pm

Villiers Quartet
with Emma Walshe, soprano

The Villiers Quartet and soprano Emma Walshe give the Nottingham premiere of the song-cycle The Spirit of Love by British composer Ailsa Dixon (1932-2017). Dixon is one of many women composers receiving new attention in recent years, and her songs explore love’s transcendence. The Villiers also perform Haydn’s “Emperor” Quartet, and Beethoven’s meditative masterpiece, the Quartet in C-sharp minor Op. 131.

Concert Programme:
Franz Josef Haydn – “Emperor” Quartet in C Major Op. 76, no 3
Ailsa Dixon – ‘The Spirit of Love’ for String Quartet & Soprano
Ludwig van Beethoven – Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131

Tickets: £16 General

Refreshment: A cash bar will be available for drinks.
Accessibility: This venue is wheelchair accessible.

St Marys Church

High Pavement
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1HN United Kingdom
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