Lake District Summer Music Festival: 2

11 August 2017
7:30 pm

Lake District Summer Music Festival: Programme Two

Ambleside Parish Church (St Mary’s)

  • Haydn String Trio in G major, Op.53 No.1
  • R Strauss arr Hasenöhrl Till Eulenspiegel einmal anders!, Op.28
  • Schubert Octet in F major, D803

Tickets: £24/£16.  General Booking opens 5 June. Click here for full booking information.

In this second performance at the Lake District Summer Music Festival, the Berkeley Ensemble present a programme tying together several festival themes: from Haydn’s pithy trio, better known in its alternative version as the Piano Sonata Hob.XVI:40, on to a fellow Viennese composer’s crafty distillation of Strauss’s epic orchestral tone poem about the eponymous medieval prankster. Finally, Schubert’s remarkable masterpiece, taking Beethoven’s Septet as his model and surpassing it.