On Thursday March 22, the HEATH QUARTET returns to Great Performers at Lincoln Center for a program of Haydn and Tchaikovsky and appears with the Treetops Chamber Music Society in Stamford, Connecticut on March 25.
Next season they will make return appearance Carnegie Hall and Toronto’s Mooredale Concerts, with debuts for the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Buffalo Chamber Music Society, and the Mansion at Strathmore.
2017/2018 highlights include a five-concert series at Wigmore Hall in London, featuring Jörg Widmann’s quartets, with further Widmann cycles at the Boulez Saa in Paris. They will record the Enescu and Mendelssohn octets, give the premiere of a new work by Helen Grime, and undertake a two week tour of New Zealand.
The Quartet will be on-stage cast members in provocative director Calixto Bieito’s The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex and Anxiety.
The production premieres at The Birmingham Repertory Theater in May 2018 and travels to The Brighton Festival, Luxembourg’s Théâtres de la Ville, Bilbao’s Teatro Arriaga Antzokia and The Holland Festival.
The Heath Quartet won the 2016 Gramophone Chamber Award for its recording of the complete string quartets of Michael Tippett (Wigmore LIVE). The ensemble’s critically acclaimed debut recording for Harmonia Mundi featured Tchaikovsky’s first and third quartets, followed by a live recording, released last May, of the complete Bartók quartets performed at Wigmore Hall.
Watch excerpts from their December 10, 2017 Wigmore Hall concert: