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AGATHE ENSEMBLE

Chamber music on different settings

AGATHE Ensemble is a group of talented and enthusiastic young musicians who come together to bring out some of the greatest chamber music works ever composed. The ensemble is comprised by a collective of string players who offers performances in different settings, in both small and large formations. Agathe Ensemble aims to bring out the best chamber music works in all kind of settings: duo, trio, quartet...octet! In this way, a wider range of audiences can be reached, while exploring a very diverse, interesting and broad classical chamber music repertoire. 

 

Since its creation ensemble has brought up ambitious programs including Brahms Sextet op. 36, Quintet op. 101 or Mendelssohn Octet op. 20, Having performed on many diverse settings, from living room concerts to festivals such Delft Fringe Festival or Kamermuziek in de Sint-Janskerk, Gouda.

 

The name of the ensemble is an homage to the muses who have always inspired artists. Agathe von Siebold inspired J. Brahms to write his "String sextet nº2 op.36", which is nowadays known as "Agathe sextet". The name of her beloved Agathe is present on the main theme, represented by the notes a-g-a-h-e.