Halifax Philharmonic Club are delighted to present Maxwell Quartet – 1st Prizewinner and Audience Prizewinner at the 9th Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition in 2017, and hailed as “brilliantly fresh, unexpected and exhilarating” by The Scottish Herald, and "superb storytelling by four great communicators" by The Strad Magazine, the Maxwell Quartet is now firmly regarded as one of Britain's finest young string quartets, with a strong connection to their folk music heritage and a commitment to bringing together wide-ranging projects and programmes to expand the string quartet repertoire. Colin Scobie violin George Smith violin Elliott Perks viola Duncan Strachan cello Programme - Purcell · 4 String Fantasias Eleanore Alberga · Quartet no. 2 Brahms · Quartet in B flat major op. 67 “Superb storytelling by four great communicators.” — Strad “Eloquent performers who bring the same sense of charisma and sense of adventure to their programming.” — New York Times Doors 19:00 Start 19:30 Interval 20:20 - 20:40 Finish 21:30 Unreserved Seating – Seats are unreserved and you will need to choose your seat as you enter the venue. If you wish to sit together with people you have arrived with, we recommend arriving at doors open time to choose consecutive seats although we do not guarantee this is possible. Ushers may also ask you to move or condense your group to free up seating for other audience members to be seated.