The Marble Hall at Holkham

Marble Hall Concerts

Enjoy chamber music and opera at its finest in the perfect setting of the Marble Hall at Holkham. We are delighted to introduce our 2018 season of chamber music concerts.

Why not complete your concert evening with a relaxing stay at The Victoria Inn in Holkham village, ideally situated close to the north gates entrance to Holkham Park. Take advantage of their special offer; stay two nights at The Victoria, one being the evening of the concert and the second night will be half price. Click here for further information.

Season Tickets
Enjoy all six concerts for the special price of £125, a saving of £25. To buy a season ticket online click here, or telephone Holkham Ticket Office on 01328 713111

Booking Your Tickets
Book online using the link below each concert, or telephone Holkham Ticket Office on 01328 713111. Email enquiries: ticketoffice@holkham.co.uk

If you require your tickets to be posted, we will use Royal Mail 2nd class post. Tickets cannot be posted within seven days of the concert. Tickets purchased within seven days of the concert can be collected from Holkham Ticket Office during normal opening hours or on the door.

Terms and Conditions
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Ruisi Quartet

Saturday 3rd November

5.30pm – Pre-concert talk by Simon Rowland-Jones

Simon Rowland-Jones explores Béla Bartók’s Second String Quartet, which has been described as “the most sonically ravishing music Bartók ever composed”, with
assistance from the Ruisi Quartet’s live illustrations.

7pm - Ruisi Quartet

Alessandro Ruisi and Oliver Cave - violins, Luba Tunnicliffe - viola and Max Ruisi - cello.

Programme:
Stravinsky: Three pieces for String Quartet
Bartók: String Quartet No.2 Op.17
Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor Op.59 No.2 ‘Razumovsky No.2’

Founded in 2012 by brothers Alessandro and Max, the Ruisi Quartet has quickly established a reputation as one of the leading British quartets of its generation, delivering performances that are “strikingly immediate, committed and direct.” They won the Royal Philharmonic Society award for Young British String Players 2015 and have performed at Wigmore Hall, the Royal Albert Hall and Kings Place. In 2016 they were Tunnell Trust Award winners and in 2017 were selected as part of Making Music’s CPG Young Artists scheme, both awards resulting in performances around the UK. Stravinsky neglected the medium of the string quartet, but in his brief ‘Three Pieces for String Quartet’ realised its full potential with an extraordinary confidence and flair. Bartók’s Second Quartet was written during the First World War, the period when this great master of 20th century quartets was still rooted in his own romanticism, but already showing signs of branching out into the new colours and sounds that were to define his originality as a quartet composer. Beethoven’s masterpiece, the ‘Razumovsky No.2’, rounds off this intriguing and striking programme.

Tickets: £25 – Includes a glass of wine in the Saloon during the interval and an opportunity to view some of the other state rooms in the Hall.

To view all Marble Hall concerts please click here.