Local school pupils join renowned string quartet to mark the Armistice Centenary

25th October 2018

On Monday 5th November 2018, globally renowned string quartet, The Doric String Quartet will perform composer Joseph Haydn’s masterpiece, The Seven Last Words of Christ in the Quire of Winchester Cathedral.  

Winners of the 2008 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan and 2nd prize at the Premio Paolo Borciani International String Quartet Competition in Italy, the Doric String Quartet has received critical acclaim from audiences and critics across the globe and is firmly established as one of the leading quartets of its generation.  

A free event, facilitated by Winchester College, the performance will be interspersed with readings by local school pupils of poetry from World War I to mark the Armistice Centenary. Those taking part include pupils from Winchester College, St Swithun’s, Peter Symonds College, and Barton Peveril College.      

Notes to editors

  • The performance will be held on Monday 5th November 2018 at 7pm in the Quire of Winchester Cathedral
  • There is no need to book and entry is free, with a collection in aid of the Royal British Legion
  • More information on The Doric String Quartet can be found at www.doricstringquartet.com

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