Frontiers and Bridges
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The Edinburgh Quartet The Edinburgh Quartet is Scotland's premier string quartet. Its repertoire is firmly rooted in the great classical European tradition of the last three centuries, though as Frontiers and Bridges ably demonstrates, it is not afraid to tackle challenging new works by living composers. After its formation in 1959, the Quartet quickly became established as one of Britain's foremost ensembles, with frequent foreign tours supported by recordings on the Waverley label. Having worked closely with Michael Tippett, the Edinburgh Quartet's recording of his Quartet No. 1 was selected by the composer for re-release shortly before is death in 1998.


The Guests
Left-to-right: Alina Kolonitskaya (piano), Matthew Studdert-Kennedy (flute), Paul Speirs (double bass), James Lowe (conductor).

Alina Kolonitskaya, piano Matthew Studdert-Kennedy, flute Paul Speirs, double bass James Lowe, conductor
Nina Large