Nicola Lefanu is the only non-Canadian composer in this series of five commissions. This brilliant British composer is known for her This is the final newly commissioned quartet of the season and the LSQ is thrilled to be pairing it with another remarkable quartet by non other than Lefanu’s mother, Dame Elizabeth Violet Maconchy LeFanu an Irish-British composer, considered one of Britain’s finest.
We are hopeful that Ms Lefanu will be able to attend the premiere. If she does, there will be a pre concert talk at 7:00. We’ll update this as soon as we know.