Mozart and Fauré Piano Quartets

Dunbar Parish Church

Sat 11 Sept 3pm

Duration: approx. 1 hour 15 minutes

Piano Quartet in G minor K478

Rondo in A minor K511

Piano Quartet No 1 in C Minor Op 15



Half-price tickets for people in full time education. Student ID will be required on admittance

Mozart Piano Quartets

Mozart all but invented the piano quartet and here four of Scotland’s finest musicians come together to perform the first of his two masterpieces in that form.

Fauré also wrote a pair of wonderful piano quartets. The first, perhaps his most popular chamber work, balances passion with airy elegance.

Susan Tomes is one of today’s most distinguished pianists in this repertoire.

Supple, sublime accounts from a quartet of SCO strings plus guest pianist Susan Tomes . . . life-affirming stuff, captivating and moving.

The Scotsman

'The pianist Susan Tomes joined string soloists from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra to play piano quartets by Mozart and Fauré, in a concert that made a virtue of these works' difference. Mozart's quartet was played with reduced vibrato and a touch of steel, tapping into the work's dramatic austerity, but Fauré's surged with Romantic ardour, vibrato restored, throbbing passion replacing classical elegance.'

The Times ***** (2021 Lammermuir Festival)

Dunbar Parish Church

Dunbar Parish Church, Gillespie Graham's grand red sandstone gothic church of 1821 stands proudly looking out to sea.

Damaged by fire in 1987, its spacious interior was restored with a colourful mix of ancient and modern features including an elaborate early 17th Century monument to the Earl of Dunbar and some fine 1990 stained glass by Shona McInnes and Douglas Hogg.

Dunbar Parish Church


Dunbar Parish Church
EH42 1LB

Getting there by bus

Services to Dunbar via Edinburgh, Haddington and North Berwick and Berwick upon Tweed. All stop at Dunbar High Street. Walk to the end of the High Street and take the left fork. Church on your right.

Getting there by train

Dunbar Station is on the east coast mainline and has frequent trains running through the station.
Timetables can be found at
Exit the station, at the top of the road turn right. Turn right again and you will see the church ahead of you.

Getting there by car

Follow the A1 until you reach the Spott roundabout. Take the exit for Dunbar. Follow the road to T-Junction. Take the left at this junction and the church is on your left. 30 miles from Edinburgh.



There is free car parking around the town.

There are 3 designated but unreserved spaces within church grounds for Blue Badge holders. Please email [email protected] to book one of these spaces, subject to availability, first come first served.

UPDATE: Please note there are no more blue badge spaces for the concert on 11/09 Alina Ibragimova & Steven Osborne



Induction Loop:

Ladies and gents on ground (one adapted toilet) and first floors.

Wheelchair Access:

Sloped tarmac path to church. Level access into venue.

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