Although it’s an ensemble rather than an individual, the string quartet at the heart of the Berkeley Ensemble has a strong identity of its own. Join Sophie to explore its inner workings.
This cool-sounding duo can be analysed using either classical or pop terminology: Sophie and Dan show how...
Why are there two violinists in the Berkeley Ensemble? Sophie and Fran explain how they work together and why Fran’s role is like mayonnaise.
Explore elements of the first movement from Dohnányi’s Serenade for String Trio.
Trace melody through time with music by Bach, Haydn, Dohnányi and Schoenberg.
The Berkeley Ensemble is delighted to announce #MusicBox, a series of ‘pop-up’ 20-minute garden performances from duos within the ensemble. We kick of this new series during the afternoon of Saturday 11 July, when Sophie Mather (violin) and Dan Shilladay (viola) will be bringing an eclectic mix of repertoire including Halvorsen’s arrangement of Handel’s Passacaglia, and […]