Reflections on a Legend: 46664

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Language: English
Company: Odeion String Ensemble

“The greatest glory in living is not in falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Mandela

2018 marks the centenary celebration of Nelson Mandela, and the Odeion String Quartet honour the late statesman with a musical juxtaposition on the combination of the prison number 46664. This retrospective amalgamation will comprise of a musical juxtaposition of chamber works in an ensemble pairing that attributes to each number, namely a quartet, triple sextet and a quartet. A narrator will share anecdotes, and a reflective interpretation on what the music may mean and represent from Mandela’s life.

4- A string quartet by Michael Stimpson titled Robben Island

6– A string sextet by Antonin Dvorak in A major op.48 I – Allegro- moderato

6– A string sextet by Johannes Brahms in B flat major Op.18 II – Andante, ma moderato

6- A string sextet by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky in D minor Op.70 II Adagio cantabile e con moto

4- A string quartet by Matthis van Dijk titled Reflections of a Moment



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