Bedfordshire String Quartet Concert at Eaton Bray

By vaughan • 20th September 2011 • Posted in: Concerts and recitals

Last Saturday, the Manor House String Quartet were really delighted to return to the beautiful rural church of St Mary’s in Eaton Bray – a village about 7 miles away from home. The quartet had played there last year, giving a recital of music from various countries on a theme of ‘Travellers Tales’. This time, the concert was on a theme of ‘Summer Evenings’ and we featured music that evoked summer or evenings in some way. Popular pieces included an extract from ‘Eine Kleine Nachtmusik’, a quartet arrangement of Vivaldi’s ‘Summer’ from the ‘Four Seasons’, Borodin’s Nocturne and ‘The Swan’ by Saint Saens (beautifully played by our cellist Julia).

Bedfordshire String Quartet Concerts

The Manor House String quartet in Eaton Bray

The church laid on refreshments and a licensed bar during the interval and we had an audience of about 72 people who all seemed to enjoy the concert. Approximately £200 was raised for the church funds as well as helping to create a memorable village event.
We received a lovely, warm welcome from the audience and are already looking forward to returning to play at Eaton Bray church again in the future.

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