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Formed under the midnight sun in Lofoten, the Engegård Quartet's fresh interpretations of the classical repertoire, such as Schubert's Death and the Maiden quartet, have won them an international reputation.

These are complemented by regular collaborations with leading Hardanger fiddler Nils Økland, who accompanies them for a celebration of Norway's folk traditions.

Økland: Solo improvisation on Schubert Death & Maiden theme
Schubert: String Quartet in D minor D810 (Death and the Maiden)
Mortensen: Telemark Quintet for string quartet and Hardanger fiddle
Norwegian traditional/ Økland: Music for Hardanger fiddle and string quartet


New Town Concerts series subscription: This concert is part of the New Town Concerts 2022/23 series which includes Van Baerle Piano TrioEngegård Quartet with Nils ØklandQuatuor Ébène and Steven Osborne. To take advantage of a subscription to the entire series, which will allow you to select seats in all four concerts and access a multibuy discount, click here.

Presented by New Town Concerts

Engegård Quartet with Nils Økland