Newbury Spring Festival



10 May 2015
Venue : The Corn Exchange
Rózsa String Quartet No 2 Op 38
Herrmann Echoes for string quartet
Piazzolla Four For Tango
Herrmann Psycho Suite for String Quartet
arr. Richard Birchall
Korngold String Quartet No 3 Op 34


The programme showcases music by the celebrated film composer Bernard Herrmann, marking the 40th anniversary of his death, and is introduced by his widow Norma. Also featured are great Hollywood film composers, Erich Korngold and Miklos Rózsa. Herrmann and Hitchcock became one of the defining filmmaker/composer partnerships in cinema and Astor Piazzolla pays homage to Herrmann’s music in Four for Tango.