Turina: The Bullfighters Prayer
Bloch: In the Mountains (Two Sketches)
Haydn: The Seven Last Words of our Saviour on the Cross (complete)
Inspirational and innovative, the Astaria String Quartet were awarded an
‘Arts4All’ Grant from the National Lottery to study with the distinguished
chamber musician Gábor Takács-Nagy in Geneva and were also awarded a
bursary to attend the prestigious ‘International Musicians Seminar Prussia
Cove’. They have recorded their first album, ‘Fiesta', a celebration of Spanish
and Latin American music, which includes compositions by Turina, Villa-
Lobos and a first recording of the ‘Tango Ballet’ by Piazzolla for string quartet.
Most recently they have also recorded music by Clement Jewitt.