String quartets and an octet – Radio West Concert

Under the guidance of violinist Janet Krause, two string quartets from the Royal Conservatoire will be performing a varied programme of string quartets and an octet.

Janet Krause was born in Canada and studied violin with Lorand Fenyves in Toronto and Davina van Wely in Amsterdam. She was a member of the Salzburger Solisten for many years, and later first violinist with the Dufy Quartet and concertmaster of the Arion String Ensemble. She is currently leader of the Residentie Orkest and teaches at the conservatories in The Hague and Amsterdam.

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943) – Strijkkwartet nr 1

Armonia String Quartet
Yuting Lu & Ana Garcia Saguar, violin
Maria Angeles Chaparro Fuentes, viola
Candela Mier-Teran de la Flor, cello

Anton Arensky (1861-1906) – Strijkkwartet nr. 2 in A op 35
Thema en Variaties

Azalaïs String Quartet
Raquel Marin Garces & Alexandra Lopez Arca, violin
Elena Santana de la Rosa, viola
Carla Pena Romero, cello

Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) – Strijk octet op. 11

Gespeeld door Azalaïs & Armonia strijkkwartet


Radio West Concert
Once a month the Nieuwe Kerk in The Hague will be hosting a Sunday afternoon concert, when students will display their talent for the general public and give a hint of what the future holds. The series of ten concerts encompasses classical music, early music and jazz with programmes designed to appeal to young and old. For just € 6, including a free drink, you can witness the emergence of a new generation of musicians in this country.

89.3 Radio West
For anyone who cannot attend the concerts, Radio West will broadcast each concert the following Sunday in the programme Classical op West, which can be heard between seven and nine o’clock in the morning and in the evening.



Sun 3 February 2019 16:00


Nieuwe Kerk, Spui 175, The Hague

Entrance fee

€ 6, including a drink