‘Her technical prowess and obvious affection for Fauré is legendary.’
– The Times
After studying with the likes of Nadia Boulanger and Vlado Perlemutor (a pupil of Maurice Ravel), British pianist Kathryn Stott has become known as an international authority on French piano music. She’s curated festivals in Norway, Sienna, Manchester and Leeds, and performed with artists such as Janine Jansen, Giovanni Sollima, and the Doric String Quartet. She celebrated thirty years of collaboration with the American cellist Yo-Yo Ma in 2015, releasing the album Songs from the Arc of Life on Sony Classical.
In 2017 she was appointed Artistic Director of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music in Townsville.She joins the Goldner String Quartet to perform Louis Vierne’s rarely heard Piano Quintet in C minor, Op.42.
Dene Olding | violin
Dimity Hall | violin
Irina Morozova | viola
Julian Smiles | cello
Kathryn Stott | piano
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
String Quartet in F major, Op.59 No.1
II. Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
III. Adagio molto e mesto – attacca
IV. ‘Thème Russe’: Allegro
Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924)
Nocturne No.4 in E flat major, Op.36
Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)
Louis Vierne (1870–1937)
Piano Quintet in C minor, Op.42
I. Poco lento – Moderato
II. Larghetto sostenuto
III. Maestoso – Allegro molto risoluto
Followed by Dinner at 6.30pm (separate booking required).
Photo credit: Nikolaj Lund