Heath Quartet III

St Anne's Episcopal Church, Dunbar

Credit: Photo: Sussie Ahlburg

Tippett String Quartet No 2 in F sharp
Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op 18, No 4

Heath Quartet

Dunbar’s pretty little Episcopal church hosts the Heath Quartet’s third concert, beginning with a lovely example of Michael Tippett’s early lyrical style, composed in 1942 just after his oratorio
‘A Child of Our Time’.

Beethoven was Tippett’s musical god, and the Heaths play the most dramatic of the set of six pieces that launched him on his revolutionary recreation of the string quartet.

“The wonderful slow movement was sustained by the Heath Quartet with amazing, rapt intensity… simply dazzling.”
The Daily Telegraph

Duration 1 hour approx

St Anne’s Episcopal Church, Dunbar

St Anne's, mother of the Virgin Mary, was one of the saints widely venerated in East Lothian in the middle ages and there was a mediaeval chapel dedicated to her near Holy Trinity Church in Haddington. The foundation stone of Dunbar’s charming little episcopal church was laid in 1888 and after the original architect Hew M Wardrop died it was completed in Gothic Revival style by the leading Scottish architect of the day, Sir Robert Rowand Anderson.

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St Anne’s Episcopal Church, Dunbar

Address

St Anne’s Episcopal Church, Dunbar
EH42 1JL

Getting there by bus

Services to Dunbar via Edinburgh, Haddington and North Berwick and Berwick upon Tweed. All stop at Dunbar High Street.

Getting there by train

Dunbar Station is on the east coast mainline and has frequent trains running through the station.

Getting there by car

The town is off the A1

Accessibility

Parking:

On street and car park (free for 2 hours)

Terrain:

Tarmac and slabs

Toilets:
2 but not adaptable

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