FREE Lunchtime Concert: Manor House String Quartet
The programme will include favourite carols for Christmas including Sussex Carol, Silent Night, O Little Town of Bethlehem and Coventry Carol – all arranged for string quartet by Vaughan Jones.
Manor House String Quartet
Vaughan Jones Violin
Joanna Lee Violin
Adrian Smith Viola
Julia Graham Cello
The Manor House String Quartet perform a selection of best loved carols, all creatively arranged by their violinist Vaughan Jones. The group have gained a following with their popular concerts and unique Christmas repertoire. The quartet have released two critically acclaimed carol albums which have been played on radio stations across the world, including ABC Australia and Classic FM here in the U.K. This will be their third Christmas concert at St.Martin-in-the-Fields and will include some of their favourite Christmas offerings as well as a couple of less well-known gems!
“…a release for all seasons, and one that is great fun too…”- Classical Source
“The Manor House Quartet play with elegance and skill and the sprightly arrangements give a fresh charm to some of the season’s best-loved music – the perfect accompaniment to present wrapping or to wake up to on Christmas morning.” – New Classics
“…this disc should definitely get its share of turns in your CD player this holiday season…the Manor House String Quartet are all accomplished musicians and perform these seasonal tunes with the right blend of ensemble discipline and festive flair…” – Classical Music Sentinel
Lunchtime Concerts are FREE, with a suggested donation of £3.50 which goes towards the work of St Martin’s