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Quatuor Mosaïques I

Fri 13 Sept 3pm

St Mary's Parish Church, Whitekirk

Quatuor Mosaïques

Book your tickets

Duration: approx. 1 hour 45 mins

£21 / £15.75 / £10.50

A booking fee of £1 per ticket, up to a maximum of £5 per transaction, will be added to all bookings.

Half price concession for children and students in full time education

Venue | How to get there | Accessibility

Credit: Wolfgang Kreutzer

String Quartet in D minor Op 42

String Quartet in B flat major Op 76 No 4 ‘Sunrise’

String Quartet in F major Op 59 No 1 ‘Razumovsky’

In co-production with BBC Radio 3

In co-production with BBC Radio 3

Where better to open our 10th Festival than Whitekirk’s beautiful mediaeval church with its magical acoustic. And who better than Quatuor Mosaïques, making a welcome return to the Festival with three programmes that include Beethoven’s revolutionary ‘Razumovsky’ quartets.

The Mosaïques’ stellar reputation as one of the world’s leading period instrument ensembles is founded on their performances of the Viennese classics, especially Haydn, whose music has had an honoured place in every Lammermuir Festival since the beginning. We can think of no finer interpreters of these wonderful pieces.

'Quatuor Mosaïques made a chamber music evening …into a breath-taking experience: art became emotion, emotion became art'

Die Presse, Vienna

'Their playing is so natural and communicative that fans will find gold in every measure'

Early Music America

Seating Plan

See ticket prices for St. Mary’s Church, Whitekirk below. For tickets, please call the box office on 0131 473 2000.

St. Mary’s Church, Whitekirk

Whitekirk may be a tiny hamlet, but it has a long history of Christian pilgrimage dating back to the 14th Century, with the future Pope Pius II making a pilgrimage there after surviving a shipwreck off Dunbar in 1435.

Whitekirk's magnificent red sandstone church of St Mary today remains substantially the building begun in 1439. To enter it is a breathtaking surprise.

St. Mary’s Church, Whitekirk

Address

St. Mary’s Church, Whitekirk
EH42 1XS

Getting there by bus

Bus service 120 Dunbar to North Berwick
Bus stop 10 metres from the church

Getting there by train

Nearest train station North Berwick

Getting there by car

28 miles from Edinburgh via A1/A199/A198

Accessibility

Parking:

On street parking throughout village. There is a small layby at the entrance to the church with 2 unreserved spaces for blue badge holders. Please email admin@lammermuirfestival.co.uk if you require one of these spaces.

Terrain:

Gravel path to church, portable ramp into church.

Induction Loop:
Yes

Toilets:
1 unisex toilet (not adapted) behind church, accessible by narrow side path

Wheelchair Access:

From the parking space there are it is a sloped gravel path to church entry - approx. 30 metres. Portable ramp into church entrance.

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